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Unread 02-20-2008, 11:39 PM
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Can any of you mathematiciations out there calculate the MOA shot the Navy made today on the satellite 150 miles above Earth? What about hitting Mars?
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Unread 05-19-2008, 02:31 PM
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What did they shoot it with and I will tell you?
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Unread 05-19-2008, 04:23 PM
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They used a spruce 2X4 8 ft long. The satellite's name was Bull and they were trying for a Texas heart shot.

So do you really believe the Navy could actually hit a bull in the butt with a 2X4???
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Unread 05-29-2008, 10:01 PM
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What they did was truly amazing. It is equivalent of shooting a bullet with your bullet and leading it perfectly.

It takes more than a mathematician to accomplish that. Again, truly amazing.

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