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Just Curious - Nuclear Waste Disposal
« on: December 03, 2011, 12:13:15 PM »
I have a question about Nuclear Waste disposal:

Why can't they just gather all the waste accumulated from nuclear power plants and release it into Outer space?


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Re: Just Curious - Nuclear Waste Disposal
« Reply #1 on: December 03, 2011, 01:25:45 PM »
What is mass of the waste? What is cost of putting 1 kg of anything on the orbit? And what will you do if the rocket explodes, dispersing waste everywhere?
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