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ngant17 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Dec-06-11 05:47 AM
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36. and dodging micro-asteroids all the while, which are
traveling 25 kilometers per second. Much denser than armor-piercing rounds. Lots of that stuff left over from the Big Bang.

Note: Your 156,000 mph is 69.7 km/sec. You can effectively add that speed to the asteroid if it is making a head-on collision with your spacecraft.

Also cosmic radiation possibly will kill you before anything else.

Space travel is a fantasy, can't be done with known technology.

Right now the biggest problem is our own space junk in near-Earth orbit. We haven't found any way to get past that.
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