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NASA experiment that included Trump note caused alarm
AP ^ | August 10, 2018

Posted on 08/10/2018 7:51:30 AM PDT by McGruff

Edited on 08/10/2018 11:21:19 AM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]

A suspicious package that fell from the sky over New Jersey caused some alarm because it contained a note that mentioned President Donald Trump.

South Brunswick police say the package, attached to a parachute, was making a hissing sound and included a note that said: “NASA Atmospheric Research Instrument NOT A BOMB!” If this lands near the President, we at NASA wish him a great round of golf.”


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TOPICS: Extended News; US: New Jersey
KEYWORDS: nasa; newjersey
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1 posted on 08/10/2018 7:51:30 AM PDT by McGruff
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NBC New York article (with video):

https://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local/Mysterious-Floating-Package-That-Sparked-Bomb-Scare-Was-a-NASA-Experiment-490483211.html


2 posted on 08/10/2018 7:53:19 AM PDT by McGruff
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Some one should be fired for that...


3 posted on 08/10/2018 7:53:44 AM PDT by Mr. K (No consequence of repealing Obamacare is worse than Obamacare itself.)
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It says a summer student employee wrote the note in a “misguided attempt to be lighthearted,” and that the student has been removed from the project.

Oh, geez. Seriously? Doesn't ANYBODY have a sense of humor anymore?


4 posted on 08/10/2018 7:55:23 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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...the student has been removed from the project.

For what? being a Trump supporter, obviously.................

5 posted on 08/10/2018 7:56:55 AM PDT by Red Badger (July 2018 - the month the world learns the TRUTH......Q Anon)
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To: Buckeye McFrog
Doesn't ANYBODY have a sense of humor anymore?

Apparently not. Firing the kid is the height of humorless stupidity.

6 posted on 08/10/2018 7:57:07 AM PDT by NorthMountain (... the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed)
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Given the incident at 5he golf course in Scotland, they should be over diligent.


7 posted on 08/10/2018 8:00:26 AM PDT by Blogger (The causes are the left are never about caring about an issue. ItÂ’s always about power.)
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We are a nation of ninnies, firing people over complete nothing incidents, canned outrage at everything, panic on demand.


8 posted on 08/10/2018 8:00:31 AM PDT by dead
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and we are taking steps to standardize the labeling on these scientific instruments," NASA added.

questions that need to be asked and answered include: How many of these balloon drops have been done in the past? How many were done in close vicinity to the location of the POTUS? When was the most recent drop before this one? Why wasn’t there standardized labeling before now? Who authorized this drop?

9 posted on 08/10/2018 8:02:16 AM PDT by Freee-dame (Best election ever!)
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I agree with you.
That Scotland incident could have ended very badly for The Donald and his supporters.


10 posted on 08/10/2018 8:05:57 AM PDT by lee martell
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Just a symptom of the increasing fascism in the US that needs to be cut out.

Milan Kundera’s “The Joke” should be required reading now, but schools are too busy keeping kids stupid and confused about sex.

Plus, the left loves this kind of stuff so the book may actually be banned.


11 posted on 08/10/2018 8:06:15 AM PDT by fruser1
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Actually he did a smart thing by writing on the package that it was NOT a bomb. Nobody else at NASA thought of that. I wonder how many times these things landed and some strip mall had to be evacuated?


12 posted on 08/10/2018 8:07:56 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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OK ... so they have some EOD guys diligently examine the thing, find out that it is in fact a NASA atmospheric research instrument and not a bomb, and return it to the NASA atmospheric research people who launched it. Too easy.


13 posted on 08/10/2018 8:10:03 AM PDT by NorthMountain (... the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed)
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PC has put a stick up everybody’s ass and killed one of the best cultural aspects of Americans, humor.


14 posted on 08/10/2018 8:29:14 AM PDT by WMarshal (Because we're America, Bitches!)
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Nerd humor.


15 posted on 08/10/2018 8:31:27 AM PDT by moovova
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To: Red Badger

We have a winnah!


16 posted on 08/10/2018 8:32:09 AM PDT by ASOC (Having humility really means one is rarely humiliated)
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And they remove the student. Causing public panic and sending anything airborne towards POTUS is dumb. Not funny.


17 posted on 08/10/2018 8:40:57 AM PDT by Blogger (The causes are the left are never about caring about an issue. ItÂ’s always about power.)
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I know it was a joke, but how are people supposed to know? Next time something drops out of the sky, does someone have to get close enough to read the note to see if it says, “This is a bomb”?


18 posted on 08/10/2018 8:44:18 AM PDT by ransomnote (IN GOD WE TRUST)
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NO.


19 posted on 08/10/2018 8:47:40 AM PDT by NorthMountain (... the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed)
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sending anything airborne towards POTUS is dumb.

That's on the kid's bosses, not him. They knew Trump was in the area but proceeded with an atmospheric experiment anyway.


20 posted on 08/10/2018 8:49:00 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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