[ExI] Asteroid on track for possible Mars hit

Amara Graps amara at amara.com
Tue Dec 25 17:21:30 UTC 2007

>A very interesting problem, actually. Would a rubble pile do worse than
>a solid silicate or FeNi rock? What about ice with organic/silicate muck
>on it? Nobody has nuked a rock in space yet. Hell, we should do it, just
>for the sake of science.

Well, not nuke, but do  you know about Don Quijote? This Phase A study is



Amara Graps, PhD      www.amara.com
Research Scientist, Southwest Research Institute (SwRI), Boulder, Colorado

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