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Most recent answer: 10/22/2007
Q:
There is global warming taking place while quite a number of space missions are being sent.
Can it be possible that we send a some shuttles filled with ice and crash it on Mars?????
Quite a wierd question, isnít it?
Thanks
- Nimish (age 15)
Mumbai, India
A:
Yes it is. Why would we do that?

Of course, one ould ask the same question about the Space Station. Perhaps your proposal would be cheaper, although it would have to use rockets, not the shuttle.

Mike W.

(published on 10/22/2007)

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