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Old 03-26-2012, 05:04 PM   #1
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Cruising to Mars.

Doesn't seem that hard..

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6 corrections? I can do it with 2.
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Why don't they just send a Satellite relay to Mars and that will guide other ships there like a homing beacon. Instead of manually correcting, the ship can just follow the signal in like a cruise missile.
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Who's going to correct the Satellite?


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Why don't they just send a Satellite relay to Mars and that will guide other ships there like a homing beacon. Instead of manually correcting, the ship can just follow the signal in like a cruise missile.
Yeah im sure NASA never thought of that.
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