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Response to mojowork_n (Reply #149)

Thu Apr 26, 2012, 05:10 AM

152. Because we aren't talking about a sudden thrust, but rather a slow acceleration...

You are thinking of a big ass rocket, what we are talking about are small thrusters that have a thrust output that equals the force of your finger pressing on your keyboard as you type. What makes them able to move asteroids isn't the raw power in a short amount of time, but small power over large amounts of times. Nudging the asteroid, not shoving it.

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