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Comment Re:No. (Score 1) 280

I think there is a big difference between a robot that lasts way beyond its designed lifetime and space module that carries people.
The ISS is in a very hostile environment that undergoes millions of temperature and stress cycles over its lifetime.
Eventually the metal will fatigue and fail. It is no different than what happens with an aircraft over its lifetime.
Once you get past a certain point you can not fully trust the structural integrity with people on board.

Comment Vote using your clicks. (Score 1) 210

I primarily use rss feeds to find new articles. I was tracking digg by rss until they started framing.
I immediately dropped all news feeds from them and avoided using their site. Once I read
that digg made frames an opt-in feature, I added Digg back into my news reader.

If I find some other site(like Slashdot) were to do the same thing, they would have one
less set of eyeballs looking at their site.

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