back to article NASA: Bring on the asteroid, so we can chuck a fridge at it

NASA has okayed one of its save-the-world-from-asteroids proposals to move to the preliminary design phase, on the way to a hoped-for launch early in the 2020s. If it goes ahead, the DART – Double Asteroid Redirection Test – will start with what the space agency describes as “a non-threatening small asteroid”. That way, …

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It's that strange building with no garden in the middle of a farmyard right next to the dung heap that yuppies pay 100s thousands of pounds to live in.

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Not a threat...

So they are choosing to hit an asteroid that isn't a threat? What happens when it decides to retaliate?

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Kids today...

A dangerous fridge in space, on a tech forum, and no mention of Cowboy Bebop?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_97M0tV94CM

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Given this is NASA, can the DART/IoT Fridge do us live tweets of its progress?

Could we call it Bruce?

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