Occasional Random Brainpharts (ORBs) seems to be a way to go - so many news articles that start me on a train of thought, interrupted, that isn't enough for a decent article, but is worthy of mention. So I'll start collecting a few and see how I go.
Random thoughts #1:
Why does Hubble need grapple hooks? Repelling Somalian Space Pirates? Or are we hoping to snag a Vogon construction vessel?
Random thoughts #2:
Maybe the Renegade Scout ship will come from a place named by Venetia Phair.
Random thoughts #3:
Do bras need grapple hooks, or is that just what we males do?
Random thoughts #4:
For heaven's sake, why bother with the bomb body in this case? Why not just drop the capsules directly from a hopper? Save all that extra manufacturing? And, lastly, neatly looping this thread, maybe these capsules could benefit from some form of grapple hook to anchor them to the ground...