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Am I the only one who sees a potential problem with space tourism?

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posted on Apr, 19 2017 @ 03:49 PM
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originally posted by: DBCowboy
a reply to: Natas0114

TSA will pat your fanny before getting on the spaceship?



They pat mine, and still said no.

"About to touch your groin sir, do not react."





posted on Apr, 19 2017 @ 03:50 PM
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Good luck to anyone wanting to do this....i doubt there will be shielding that is very effective. I've not treated my body well enough im willing to let cosmic rays and various high energy particles degrade me any further.



posted on Apr, 19 2017 @ 04:20 PM
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a reply to: Natas0114

This is why we got rid of utensils in our house.
Now we just eat with our hands.
It's just too risky the other way.



posted on Apr, 19 2017 @ 04:33 PM
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interesting thought, yes it could happen



posted on Apr, 19 2017 @ 04:40 PM
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a reply to: intrptr

At no point did I say passengers would be taking the controls - I know it will be ground controlled. What makes me laugh is the fact many of you are so in love with tech that you blindly trust everything.

And notice that I said reentry in the o.p.

If your going to be condescending, at least read the post so you don't come off like a nimrod.

And yes , I understand completely how passenger aircraft work- we have many pilots in my family. Mt grandfather was one of not many who made the transition from propeller aircraft to turbine aircraft while flying for TWA. He was also a test pilot for the Navy beforehand -he just so happened to have tested the first jet aircraft our dod was interested in.
FYI that would be Martin 404 and Lockheed constellations before he switched over to turbine crap. He retired from TWA in the late 80's being a captain international pilot, after the Navy.
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posted on Apr, 19 2017 @ 04:42 PM
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a reply to: badw0lf

Awesome.


Response to TSA guy: "I fart when people touch my groin, do not react."
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posted on Apr, 19 2017 @ 04:48 PM
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originally posted by: EmmanuelGoldstein
a reply to: Natas0114

This is why we got rid of utensils in our house.
Now we just eat with our hands.
It's just too risky the other way.


You must have some large hands if they are comparable to space craft!



posted on Apr, 19 2017 @ 04:50 PM
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a reply to: bigfatfurrytexan

What? You don't want to get cancer directly? I'm sure it'll be fine- just like the dentist office.
A little lead bib over your crotch, and away we go!



posted on Apr, 19 2017 @ 04:54 PM
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a reply to: Natas0114

intptr said


Lol, tourists aren't allowed to pilot the controls to airliners or cruise ships, what makes you think they will get access to space craft controls upon reentry?


In your op you said


How hard would it really be to take control of a vehicle after re-entry to become a massive kinetic weapon?


So its a valid criticism of your wild conjecture...who's the nimrod now?



posted on Apr, 19 2017 @ 04:57 PM
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originally posted by: DBCowboy
a reply to: Natas0114

TSA will pat your fanny before getting on the spaceship?



I'd imagine you would get a full medical with blood tests, infection scans just to make sure you're not taking anything infectious onboard with you. There would probably be a two week quarantine before boarding.



posted on Apr, 19 2017 @ 04:57 PM
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originally posted by: Natas0114
a reply to: bigfatfurrytexan

What? You don't want to get cancer directly? I'm sure it'll be fine- just like the dentist office.
A little lead bib over your crotch, and away we go!


Most programs have a "save" button that is, essentially, a "comfort button". It doesn't really do anything, since everything you type is saved already anyway.

That bib is like that....its purely comfort only.



posted on Apr, 19 2017 @ 05:47 PM
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a reply to: TheConstruKctionofLight

As in hacking the ground controls remotely?
That's what I was implying.
There's no conjecture in the fact that there will be no controls for a passenger to take over. That could only be done by someone with hacking skills and a probably some support.

P.s. Just read that Blue Origin is putting in a panic button. Not sure if that counts as a control or not, but it's the only input device I've read about.

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posted on Apr, 19 2017 @ 06:49 PM
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a reply to: Natas0114


If your going to be condescending, at least read the post so you don't come off like a nimrod.


Okay, Captain Satellite.



posted on Apr, 19 2017 @ 06:54 PM
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a reply to: intrptr

Thank you, I always wanted to be a captain.



posted on Apr, 19 2017 @ 07:08 PM
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originally posted by: Natas0114
a reply to: intrptr

Thank you, I always wanted to be a captain.

You're welcome, I wouldn't worry about space debris raining down, you're more likely to be killed in a car wreck.




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