Subject: Has any manmade object ever been sent directly into the sun?
Date: Fri Jul 14 01:40:20 2000
Posted by Steven Powell
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I recall proposals (maybe in sci fi stories) to shoot nuclear waste into
the sun. It seems to me this would take tremendous energy to counter
Earth's orbital motion. Also, I wondered if it would be possible to get
very close-up information by sending a spacecraft on a suicide mission.
Re: Has any manmade object ever been sent directly into the sun?
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