NationStates Jolt Archive

Asteroid named after Douglas Adams.

Armed Bookworms
27-01-2005, 18:13

Appropriately the asteroid already had the designation of 2001 DA42. The year he died, his initials, and the answer to life, the universe, and everything.
27-01-2005, 18:16
Yus! now all we need to do is launch a copy of the trilogy at it, and it will be complete. That way, any aliens who have, through some sheer chance, classified that asteroid in exactly the same way, will get the reference, and chuckle heartily.

About time Douglas Adams was mentioned around here.
27-01-2005, 18:18
I suggest we refer to it as the Dougleroid.
27-01-2005, 18:19
Oh man this is greatness