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#1 Send Dione into Titan and that would make one hell of an explosion with Titan's ethane atmosphere and Dione's oxygen.
Heck, that's a lot of rocket fuel up there. Mine Dione for oxygen and Titan for hydrocarbon and you have a ready source of water and CO2 for photosynthesis.
Posted by crosspatch 2012-03-03 00:10||
#2 Assuming you can create enough electric power to generate light for photosynthesis.
Posted by crosspatch 2012-03-03 01:07||
#3 crosspatch: to get there you need something, considerably, better than rocket fuel.
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2012-03-03 01:49||
#4 Crosspatch, the trick is to get enough monoliths together to start fusion on jupiter
Posted by Pstanley 2012-03-03 02:10||
#5 Well, my point is that once you got out that far, maybe a thousand years from now if we haven't staved ourselves to death due to the ice age we will be in by then, you have a ready supply of water by taking hydrocarbon from one body and oxygen from the other and combining them. The result is CO2 and water. Having a source of water at the orbit of Saturn would be pretty handy.
Posted by crosspatch 2012-03-03 02:56||
#6 Pstanley, in the book the monolith was around Saturn. In one of Bob Zubrins books he talks about the Saturn system as the emergy depot for space fairing culture. Gotta get there in force first though.
Posted by Rjschwarz 2012-03-03 07:09||
#7 If you have oxygen, and you have methane, you can make moonshine, no pun intended.
Posted by Alaska Paul 2012-03-03 20:47||