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Rush to Mars: Comet impact could make Red Planet inhabitable

28.02.2013 05:51

A comet near Mars may strike it in a powerful impact, potentially making the planet much warmer. The Red Planet is luring many entrepreneurs, including billionaire Dennis Tito, who aims to beat other nations by sending a man and a woman to Mars.

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Anonymous user 12.04.2013 19:14

NASA's budget is 17.5billion$ from a GDP of 14991 billion (around 0.1%)

 

Carl Clark 12.04.2013 09:20

Why would we think about spending trillions $ on inhabiting Mars, when we cannot even look after our on world? all those billionaires with more money than sense should invest in projects here to help famine, disease and peace before wasting money and time on a dead end, we are custodians of this planet and need to look after it, we were not given Mars or the Moon we were given earth by God with everything we need in place.

Anonymous user 01.04.2013 21:12

Wow.
Would anyone say that these comments reflect the intellect level of the average Rusky?

Anonymous user 01.04.2013 02:28

Comet/asteroid impacts mean end of rover use-too much dust in atmosphere, and no manned landings.

Anonymous user 21.03.2013 07:06

So when the mars was habitable if this comet could make it inhabitable???

Anonymous user 10.03.2013 06:29

as the sun grows Mars will one day be warm enough to in habit, thus the earth will be too hot

Anonymous user 09.03.2013 21:17

Irish are looking at a mission to Mars cost 2 billion the craft will land and cultivate a potato

Anonymous user 08.03.2013 15:29

The arrival of two big unknown Comets in our solar system, then, the next will have our name on it.

Anonymous user 04.03.2013 05:38

Ejecta from a big comet impacting Mars would pummel Earth!!

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