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I think this would be a great thing to not do.
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send waste into atmosphere to be dropped so friction burns it away
is landfill a problem near u, why not fire it up into space so it is burnt up on re-entry, problems would be cost
but could also be source of entainment on clear nights,
how would nucleur waste react with this?
||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