simonshack wrote: ↑
Thu Jan 16, 2014 6:06 pm
SAT-SCAM EXIT STRATEGY?
Is a "mass-suicide" of the "man-made satellites" imminent?
Have you ever heard of the Kessler Syndrome
(aka "collisional cascade"
)? Well - neither had I - but hey, I'm sure you will now be thankful for hearing about it (especially if you're a "satellite-TV" addict, or if you rely on "GPS" for your daily orientational needs...). I am sure you have heard of space debris
and the problem that they may cause in the long term - have you not? Allright, but then again you have also likely been comforted by those rocket scientists assuring you that space is VERY BIG - and therefore collisions between space objects are VERY FEW AND FAR BETWEEN. Have you not?
Aww - it sooo hurts me to burst your bubble folks!
The Kessler Syndrome
, basically, posits / predicts that if enough collisions occur between a number of the alleged space objects mankind has purportedly placed in orbit, a "domino effect" will occur wherein ALL
MAN-MADE SATELLITES WILL GET OBLITERATED.Moreover, we are told, this will make space travel utterly impossible for the foreseeable future - because the place will be utterly and terminally cluttered with tiny space-garbage projectiles! Now, do you think I am kidding you, dear readers? Well, do not blame ME - the messenger. Here's what our "favorite source of reliable, scientific information" (Wickedpedia) has to say about the matter:
"With a large enough collision (such as one between a space station and a defunct satellite), the amount of cascading debris could be enough to render low Earth orbit essentially unusable."
I can hear you say: "Duh ! Surely this won't happen in my time - probably at least a few centuries from now - at the earliest!"
Uh, well - here's the expert opinion / prediction of Richard Crowther (of Britain's Defence Evaluation and Research Agency
) - as stated in the 2002 book "SPACE STATIC - The Space Debris Crisis"
by one Antony Milne:
By 2015? At the latest??? Oops - that sounds like NEXT YEAR, folks !
Richard Crowther says that his computer models of satellite constellations have altered past predictions and have lowered the time scale. "Rather than the cascade reaction occuring in the next 20 to 50 years, we could expect it perhaps to occur in the next 10 to 20 years, i.e., by 2015 at the latest," he said.
http://books.google.it/books?id=hEqF8WF ... cy&f=false
In other words - this would mean that we at Cluesforum have only about one year left
to verify if our working postulation is correct, i.e. that the numerous (exact number unknown!) purported man-made satellites are as bogus as Nasa's Space Shuttle, the ISS and the Apollo "moon missions". After which - ZZAAAPPP !!! - all the alleged man-made satellites will be officially gone - and the scam will remain forever - uh - "unpunished"... We need to hurry up, folks!
To be sure, it appears that all the Major Hoaxes of this world always contain an exit strategy: as the "PGM" (Public Gullibility Mileage)
runs out, it's off to the junkyard with them!...
You've gotta love this "SOCRATES" site
ncounters in S