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||The nuclear waste would be fine. *We* would eventually suffer heavy metal and radiation poisoning.
||It's inefficient. The heat energy produced by the engines
used to fire it into space would be less than the heat
energy absorbed during the destructive reentry. In short,
it's quicker to anchor the rocket to the pad, place the
rubbish underneath it, switch the engines on and watch
||This method has actually been proposed for hazardous