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Comment Re:Reach the "nearby" ISS? From Hubble? Uh, No. (Score 2) 97

An ideal intercept, while impossible on the 25m/s delta v of the old MMU, only actually needs 39m/s. Given a lighter weight, higher ISP advanced MMU and the initial disaster having lobbed them in generally the right direction. What isn't plausible, if they manage an intercept, is them doing anything more than destroying the ISS, continuing the Kessler Syndrome (it's another 39m/s to circularize and don't get me started on matching inclinations).

We all agree on the necessity of compromise. We just can't agree on when it's necessary to compromise. -- Larry Wall