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Tiny Sub to Search for Europa Life?

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#16    Merc14

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Posted 14 June 2013 - 03:51 AM

View Postkwin, on 14 June 2013 - 03:41 AM, said:

The cost of a submersible the size of two soda cans - millions
The support vehicle, research & travel costs - hundreds of millions
Seeing the 'bait' swallowed - priceless
So well said!!  Great visual, write a movie mate!

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Posted 14 June 2013 - 03:52 AM

We shall see I hope in my life time ! Go NASA ! GO ! :tu:

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Posted 15 June 2013 - 11:11 AM

View Postkwin, on 14 June 2013 - 03:41 AM, said:

Seeing the 'bait' swallowed - priceless
If that were to happen it would justify every single cent spent. The discovery of a complex life form on another world would constitute one of (if not THE) greatest scientific discoveries in history... even if the equipment does get eaten :yes: .

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Posted 16 June 2013 - 12:33 AM

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If that were to happen it would justify every single cent spent. The discovery of a complex life form on another world would constitute one of (if not THE) greatest scientific discoveries in history... even if the equipment does get eaten

So ice fishing trip to Europa? :tu:


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Posted 16 June 2013 - 01:02 AM

View PostBavarian Raven, on 16 June 2013 - 12:33 AM, said:

So ice fishing trip to Europa? :tu:

Yeah man, just bring about 20 kilometers of line .  :w00t:

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Posted 16 June 2013 - 04:35 AM

Nah, I've heard it's as shallow as two or three klicks. So bets on who catches the bigger fish? :P


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Posted 01 July 2013 - 04:39 AM

What if there are sentient fish-people aliens living there? Oh man I really just want aliens already, how am I going to become a space archeologist at this rate






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