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"Maybe somebody didn't have the wisdom to realize that the original tapes might be valuable sometime in the future," she said. "Certainly, we can look back now and wonder why we didn't have better foresight about this."
Four feet of earth is considered the minimum amount of shielding you should have if you are in a hot fallout zone. More shielding is, of course, better. You should expect to stay in the shelter a minimum of two weeks and plan on sleeping in it for longer. Again, the longer you are prepared to stay in the shelter, the safer you will be.
Originally posted by babylonstew
its a bluff
in my opinion, NASA wants more money, they waste it left and right on 'the latest high tech' for all these mars missions etc...
now, they are hoping that if they make a big deal reguarding using cheap scrap basically, there will be a public outcry sending 'our boys' to the moon with cheap 40 year old junk
the government bow to public pressure for a\ proper job
nasa gets a bigger budget to spend on better toys
on a slightly different note
bearing in mind the US is 9 trillion in debt
allmost bankrupt?, and really in the poop financially
where are they getting the money to pay for this?
sorry for goign off topic a bit, but kinda curious