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ESA trying to 'bake, rattle and roll' gravity wave space probe

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Re: Out of sight ...?

Star Trek/Wars/whatever are not accurate depictions of celestial mechanics.

You can't just "turn to the sun". You have to change your orbit, which requires energy. Just like getting it into its current orbit took a shed load of energy.

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