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Why doesn't NASA hurl a satelite at a black hole to attempt to gather data?

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It would take a really long time to get there and the satellite would be crushed/obliterated/stop existing the moment it got in range of a black hole. Plus if even light can't escape a black hole, nothing else will either pretty much including data.

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Well, I think that is a really good idea!

Probably the nearest black hole is at the center of our Milky Way Galaxy...might indeed take a hopelessly long time to get in range...

But I will guess it is not too long now before someone finds a way!

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Thank you. I know it would be costly, but think about all the data we could gather between here and there
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Maybe you will be part of the team that accomplishes this!
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