DailyDirt: Modern Swords To Plowshares

As technology advances, it’s increasingly obvious that almost any piece of hardware can be used as a weapon, if put in the wrong hands. We can’t exactly ban people from brewing their own beer at home because it’s possible that they could also incubate a bioweapon with the same equipment. But how about re-purposing weapons for peaceful missions? NASA has inherited a couple pretty nice spy telescopes, and there could be plenty of other scientific uses for certain military hardware.

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