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Ceres is Full of LOX and LH2 Feedstock

January 31st, 2014 by Pecos Bill

I already knowed it. I’ve bin watering my herds out thataway fer a long time now. If’n I catch any of you cayuses jumpin’ mah claim, you can expect I will express mah displeasure with ballistic perferation.

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January 31st, 2014 13:21:19
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Zen
January 31, 2014

I didn’t realize that there was this much ice on Ceres – 100 km thick! And with an escape velocity of 0.52 km/s (1,160 mph) you can ship it to just about anywhere in the solar system with minimal energy expenditure.

I favor using it to reduce the CO2 atmosphere of Venus, but Mars or Asteroid mining is fair game too.?

I preferred the information and visuals at http://www.gizmag.com/ceres-water-vapor-plumes-dawn-probe/30580/

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