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Earth’s scars of human destruction visible: astronaut

Posted by feww on July 27, 2009

Earth’s ice caps have melted a bit —Canadian astronaut Bob Thirsk

Oh Really? Well, Einstein, try grounding the white elephant in space, it might just help!

International Space Station [aka, the white elephant.] The International Space Station (ISS) is an internationally developed white elephant project. On-orbit construction of the station began in 1998 and is scheduled to be complete by 2011, with operations continuing until 2015.

Bob Thirsk, the duplicitous Canadian astronaut aboard the $150-300 billion International Space Station said he believes Earth’s ice caps have melted somewhat since he was last in space 12 years ago.

“Most of the time when I look out the window I’m in awe. But there are some effects of the human destruction of the Earth as well.” Thirsk said in an in-orbit news conference. “It’s a very thin veil of atmosphere around the Earth that keeps us alive.”

“This is probably just a perception, but I just have the feeling that the glaciers are melting, the snow capping the mountains is less than it was 12 years ago when I saw it last time… That saddens me a little bit.”  Thrisk said.

The total carbon footprint of the International Space Station over a 30-year period: 300 x 10^9 [dollars] x 584 [g of CO2 per dollar] = 1.75 10^14 g of Co2 [1.75 MTM of CO2]

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