+- +-

+-User

Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
 
 
 
Forgot your password?

+-Stats ezBlock

Members
Total Members: 51
Latest: JUST4TheFACTS
New This Month: 0
New This Week: 0
New Today: 0
Stats
Total Posts: 14857
Total Topics: 257
Most Online Today: 78
Most Online Ever: 201
(December 08, 2019, 11:34:38 pm)
Users Online
Members: 0
Guests: 27
Total: 27

Author Topic: Nuclear Insecurity Today  (Read 3202 times)

0 Members and 0 Guests are viewing this topic.

AGelbert

  • Administrator
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 31735
  • Location: Colchester, Vermont
    • Renwable Revolution
Re: Nuclear Insecurity Today
« Reply #45 on: July 26, 2017, 03:27:50 pm »
Agelbert NOTE: Unsaid in this video is WHY Saturn's moons that might harbor life must be protected from the Cassini probe.

I'm glad you asked.  ;D  You see, Cassini has PLUTONIUM fuel. So Saturn is going to get smacked with an element that did not exist before human nuclear physics experiments formed it. 

Saturn is a big gas giant so it probably will not be a problem. But if Cassini had fallen on a moon, it would definitely be a problem for humans if we ever wanted to visit there, never mind any life there now.

Had Cassini failed to make orbit back in 1997, and distributed it's plutonium fuel all over our atmosphere the cancer rates (all cancers, not just lung cancers), which have QUADRUPLED since the 1950's  :P, would be even higher than they are now.   

You see, you only need a teeny, tiny microscopic amount of plutonium in your lungs to give you cancer. So, a few pounds of the stuff dissipated throughout the atmpsphere can threaten the health of millions of people and animals, plus cause deleterious mutations throughout the biosphere.

If you think this is hyperbole, please research the SNAP orbital failure and compare the cancer rates all over the Southern hemisphere AFTER that acccident dosed it with some plutonium (over the years) with those before.

This is a snippet of the sanitized version of that accident:
SNAP-10A, also called SNAPSHOT is an experimental nuclear powered satellite launched into space in 1965. It is the only fission power system launched into space by the United States. The reactor stopped working after just 43 days due to a (non-nuclear) electrical component failure.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SNAP-10A

They leave a lot of facts about plutonium contamination out, just as the video (delivered with the required fawningly religious tone  ::)) below doesn't even directly address the plutonium hazard for life in the Cassini probe.   

Cassini to be directed to disintegrate in Saturn's atmosphere in September of 2017.

Learn more about the Plutonium RISK below:

Quote
The Risk of Cassini Probe Plutonium
Previous space accidents plus toxicity of fuel equal serious concern
By Karl Grossman OCTOBER 10, 1997

https://www.csmonitor.com/1997/1010/101097.opin.opin.1.html






 
Rob not the poor, because he is poor: neither oppress the afflicted in the gate:
For the Lord will plead their cause, and spoil the soul of those that spoiled them. Pr. 22:22-23

 

+-Recent Topics

🌟 IMPEACHMENT SCORE 🌠 by Surly1
January 17, 2020, 01:35:19 pm

Science by AGelbert
January 17, 2020, 12:44:04 pm

The Wisdom of the Books of the Bible by AGelbert
January 17, 2020, 12:21:16 pm

Doomstead Diner Daily by Surly1
January 17, 2020, 06:11:50 am

Money by AGelbert
January 17, 2020, 12:03:51 am

2020 Presidential Election by AGelbert
January 16, 2020, 06:16:37 pm

🦕🦖 Hydrocarbon 🐍 Hellspawn Mens Rea Actus Reus modus operandi by AGelbert
January 16, 2020, 05:58:29 pm

🚩 Global Climate Chaos ☠️ by AGelbert
January 16, 2020, 05:56:00 pm

Fossil Fuel Propaganda Modus Operandi by AGelbert
January 15, 2020, 07:04:49 pm

Corporate Mendacity and Duplicity by AGelbert
January 15, 2020, 04:21:09 pm