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What happened?
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Re: did they ever land on that comit/asteroid/comet
« Reply #1 on: 08/07/2015 23:02:11 »
I assume you are referring to the Philae lander, which landed on the comet, 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko...

The lander landed successfully--though it bounced a few times and ended up rather far from the intended landing area. It's resting spot was shadier than the intended destination, so it wasn't able to get enough power to operate until the comet came closer to the sun. It went into hibernation mode until a few weeks ago, and is communicating with us sporadically now.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philae_%28spacecraft%29
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Re: did they ever land on that comit/asteroid/comet
« Reply #2 on: 08/07/2015 23:37:55 »
Of course not. The whole thing was a ghastly hoax designed to advertise weird shirt designs.

You have to be incredibly gullible to believe that after only 6000 years of research and development, and with only a few billion euros to spend on the project, a huge team of the world's best engineers could build a rocket that actually flew anywhere. Newton was a fraud and Kepler was a vegetarian (like Hitler), therefore not to be trusted.

Comets are heavenly portents of doom, drawn upon the firmament by the Hand of God and interpretable only by the Chosen Few. Remember Halley's Comet at the Battle of Hastings? In this case, you will find that Ezekiel Chapter 5, read backwards in the original Hebrew, concurs with the twelfth stanza of the Bahavad Gita (interpreted numerologically) and predicts that Greece will secede from the Eurozone when Churyumov-Gerasimenko turns away from the sun.  Obviously if anyone was to land on it, never mind encircle it with an orbiter, that would disturb its trajectory and Angela Merkel (a well known physicist) would have to forgive the debt. 

Why on earth do people ignore such obvious truths and witter on about space travel? Everyone knows that heavier-than-air machines can't fly.
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Re: did they ever land on that comit/asteroid/comet
« Reply #4 on: 09/07/2015 11:41:22 »
...like that Thatcher woman. Never put a chemist in charge of anything - they are all insane.
 

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Re: did they ever land on that comit/asteroid/comet
« Reply #5 on: 09/07/2015 22:09:25 »
Of course not. The whole thing was a ghastly hoax designed to advertise weird shirt designs.

You have to be incredibly gullible to believe that after only 6000 years of research and development, and with only a few billion euros to spend on the project, a huge team of the world's best engineers could build a rocket that actually flew anywhere. Newton was a fraud and Kepler was a vegetarian (like Hitler), therefore not to be trusted.

Comets are heavenly portents of doom, drawn upon the firmament by the Hand of God and interpretable only by the Chosen Few. Remember Halley's Comet at the Battle of Hastings? In this case, you will find that Ezekiel Chapter 5, read backwards in the original Hebrew, concurs with the twelfth stanza of the Bahavad Gita (interpreted numerologically) and predicts that Greece will secede from the Eurozone when Churyumov-Gerasimenko turns away from the sun.  Obviously if anyone was to land on it, never mind encircle it with an orbiter, that would disturb its trajectory and Angela Merkel (a well known physicist) would have to forgive the debt. 

Why on earth do people ignore such obvious truths and witter on about space travel? Everyone knows that heavier-than-air machines can't fly.
So a hoax.wonder why we cant believe anything were told.waste of time.what about the black knight satellite?
 

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Re: did they ever land on that comit/asteroid/comet
« Reply #6 on: 09/07/2015 22:22:19 »
Of course not. The whole thing was a ghastly hoax designed to advertise weird shirt designs.

You have to be incredibly gullible to believe that after only 6000 years of research and development, and with only a few billion euros to spend on the project, a huge team of the world's best engineers could build a rocket that actually flew anywhere. Newton was a fraud and Kepler was a vegetarian (like Hitler), therefore not to be trusted.

Comets are heavenly portents of doom, drawn upon the firmament by the Hand of God and interpretable only by the Chosen Few. Remember Halley's Comet at the Battle of Hastings? In this case, you will find that Ezekiel Chapter 5, read backwards in the original Hebrew, concurs with the twelfth stanza of the Bahavad Gita (interpreted numerologically) and predicts that Greece will secede from the Eurozone when Churyumov-Gerasimenko turns away from the sun.  Obviously if anyone was to land on it, never mind encircle it with an orbiter, that would disturb its trajectory and Angela Merkel (a well known physicist) would have to forgive the debt. 

Why on earth do people ignore such obvious truths and witter on about space travel? Everyone knows that heavier-than-air machines can't fly.
So a hoax.wonder why we cant believe anything were told.waste of time.what about the black knight satellite?

I think you might have missed that alan's comment was dripping with sarcasm...
 

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Re: did they ever land on that comit/asteroid/comet
« Reply #7 on: 10/07/2015 20:07:40 »
Of course not. The whole thing was a ghastly hoax designed to advertise weird shirt designs.

You have to be incredibly gullible to believe that after only 6000 years of research and development, and with only a few billion euros to spend on the project, a huge team of the world's best engineers could build a rocket that actually flew anywhere. Newton was a fraud and Kepler was a vegetarian (like Hitler), therefore not to be trusted.

Comets are heavenly portents of doom, drawn upon the firmament by the Hand of God and interpretable only by the Chosen Few. Remember Halley's Comet at the Battle of Hastings? In this case, you will find that Ezekiel Chapter 5, read backwards in the original Hebrew, concurs with the twelfth stanza of the Bahavad Gita (interpreted numerologically) and predicts that Greece will secede from the Eurozone when Churyumov-Gerasimenko turns away from the sun.  Obviously if anyone was to land on it, never mind encircle it with an orbiter, that would disturb its trajectory and Angela Merkel (a well known physicist) would have to forgive the debt. 

Why on earth do people ignore such obvious truths and witter on about space travel? Everyone knows that heavier-than-air machines can't fly.
So a hoax.wonder why we cant believe anything were told.waste of time.what about the black knight satellite?

I think you might have missed that alan's comment was dripping with sarcasm...
I did.damn 0-1
 

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