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  • Bashir Syed
    Aug 21, 2007
      This aspect has been considered and due to more risks of having a mishap on the launch pad or close to earth, this method of disposing off any radio active material was abondoned. A few years ago a Satellite came very close to earth and crashed in Canada, spilling radioactive material used in Thermo-Nuclear power generator. After that such power sources were replaced by Photovoltaic PV Solar Cells (and Fuell Cells in International Space Station), much safer than earlier Thermo-Nuclear powerr sources.  
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      Sent: Tuesday, August 21, 2007 6:33 PM
      Subject: Re: [hreg] Fwd: Re: I guess I should ask........

      -1. I agree with Bashir, except I'd delete the supernatural element.

      -2. Re: space. I've wondered about it for some time. Humanity has some
      reliable big rockets. Could a payload of nuclear waste be sent up with just
      enough ooomph to escape Earth gravity? I guess the sun's gravity would ensure
      delivery to the big furnace, where it wouldn't even make a ripple. Perhaps
      with a pair of gravity assist "slingshots" as it swings by Venus and Mercury.
      I don't know how many such shots it would take, but it should be worth

      - We are all Human beings here together. We have to help one another, since
      otherwise there is NO ONE who will help.
      - All countries need a NO REGRETS strategic energy policy. Think ahead 7
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      > What about the suggestion about sending it up to space?
      > Bashir Syed <bsyed@worldnet. att.net> wrote: I heard the same
      > program on NPR about French storing such waste based on laws which were
      > enacted under complete secrecy so that people will not express their
      > opposition against such action. Man is blindly following the "SCIENTISTS, "
      > many of whom have been proven wrong about Earth Warming, and many other
      > phenomenon based on "Models" and neglecting many variables. Recently, the
      > false prophets have invented a new technique called "Risk Analysis" completely
      > based on Statistical laws. And we all know what Benjamin Disraeli said about
      > Lies: "Lies, Damn Lies, and Statistics."
      > Earth quakes are a reality, and no matter what assumtions the proponents of
      > disposal of radioactive waste might say, this waste will creep through the
      > "CLAY" which is considered as strog as porcelain (which it is not). It will
      > take relatively longer time, but sure enough it will get through tiny pores,
      > eventually polluting the water table. Once that happens and people or
      > animals drink water contaminated with highly radioactice waste by-products
      > (some of these have a half-life of the order of billions of years) the
      > occurrence of cancer and tumors will increase and many innocent people will
      > die. But then those who decided burying the waste would have been forgotten.
      > But remember, there is an ultimate Judgement by God that these people will
      > face for deceiving their own people just because of Greed. Just see the
      > pictures of victims and fetuses affected by Depleted Uranium and you can
      > figure out the damage. After the Manhattan Project, the scientists at Los
      > Alamos Labs
      > injected Plutoium in terminal patients without their consent or letting their
      > dear ones know about their actions. During Clinton's first term, his
      > Secertary of Energy, Hazel O'Leary declassified lots of documents from that
      > era (including those from Los Alamos Labs) and a book "Plutonium Files" was
      > published to publicize this crime against humanity which ware not less than
      > what the Nazis did during the World Wars. Those of us who have the training
      > in this subject know quite well the hazards involved in handling such
      > materials.
      > Bashir A. Syed
      > Retired aerospace Physicist
      > Former Member: Radiation Safety Committee, NASA/JSC
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: evelyn sardina
      > To: hreg
      > Sent: Monday, August 20, 2007 9:03 PM
      > Subject: [hreg] Fwd: Re: I guess I should ask........
      > I know that the subject of radioactivity has been covered before on this
      > forum. Does anyone want to respond to this question though?

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