Ari 26, 01 / Mar 23, 17 06:19 UTC
Re: If some nation declare war against Asgardia ¶
That type of situation would be a prime jewel for a terrorist, disable a few critical systems, rig a part of the station to explode, etc
That's a well thought out senario. Well done. You clearly know what you're getting into.
Do you recall the specific mention of thousands of sensors intricately linked with AI? You're not getting near a critical system to disable it. You could possibly wreck it, but as previously mentioned; this will be noticed and you are hunted down rapidly(this is likely to start the second you remove/open or put a hole in the access panel, and well before you actually do anything) and not even impact an incredibly small area as the redundancies should carry it over and the failsafes otherwise kick in, and only exhibts for an incredibly limited time until the replacement is moved from storage to there.
This same sensor network is also going to be taking a lot of readings for a lot of things to be able to do it's job. It's pretty safe to assume that the launchprep is definitely going to find anything external, and it's certainly going to find anything internal. Leaving the only option of onsite manufacture. The second there's a chemical mix on board the sensor network doesn't like the look of, the hunt is on. And it already knows where it is. You can have a few perfectly safe chemicals under the sink but if you start combining them the system is going to know. You've been in contact with any, the station is going to know. Unless you're managing this in labratory conditions in a sealed environment. Taking it out of that environment starts the hunt. It would be unfeasible to generate sufficient kinetic yields to impact more than the extremely local area, with the largest overall danger being a sudden spike in air pressure.
Now, lets take a look at similar things occuring with a "anti-terrorism unit" in place. That clearly stopped (and didn't cause, honest) someone parking planes into a building. That seemed to stop executions in Français organised in plaintext SMS - which piggybacks over the existing SMTP network and was assuredly intercetped by at least nine agencies - from taking place. The list of things they cause are far longer than the list of what they prevent.