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It seems like the harder part would be hitting New York. You could crash the ISS somewhere on Earth pretty trivially, if you had the controls.



Assuming they didn't, you know, disconnect you while you were doing it. There are actual people up there; presumably they have manual overrides.


Right. I was assuming/implying a lot by saying, "if you had the controls." In the hypothetical where you have complete control of the ISS (despite manual overrides, et al), you'd still have a very hard time hitting a specific target on Earth. You could crash the thing fairly easily though. That's all I meant to say; I understand that this isn't a practical reality.


Yup, I understood. I was just adding a thought about how it was even more impractical than your comment suggested. Wasn't arguing against your point itself.




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