The US government once made plans to bomb the moon with nuclear weapons, he said Vice. As part of the top-secret and now-defunct Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program, Defense Department officials developed plans to use nuclear weapons to tunnel through the moon and harvest “light materials.” Though plans to destroy the moon with nuclear weapons have been shelved, Nasa is still pushing ahead with plans to mine space rocks from it.
Woman rescued after toilet fall
A woman had to be rescued after falling down a toilet trying to retrieve her cellphone, reports Sky news. The woman was using a deep, non-flush toilet in a woods northwest of Seattle, Washington, when she dropped her receiver. She used dog leashes to tie herself to the toilet when she reached for the phone, but she fell headfirst into the vault. “I’ve been doing this for 40 years, and it was a first,” said one of the firefighters who rescued her.
China should protect the earth from the fate of the dinosaurs
China will attempt to stop an asteroid from crashing into Earth with a new high-tech planetary defense system. Wu Yanhua of the China National Space Administration said Beijing is drafting a planetary defense plan aimed at countering deadly asteroid threats. The plan could “help the whole planet avoid a fate like that of the dinosaurs,” he said Daily Star.
https://www.theweek.co.uk/news/world-news/956541/the-us-planned-to-nuke-the-moon The US government once planned to destroy the moon with nuclear weapons