Funkyterrance wrote:True but solar radiation and decayed plutonium or whatever the hell they have in there are two totally different paint jobs! I'm just imagining some unsuspecting E.T.s taking the thing on board and frying their sperms or worse by cracking it open.
First of all, space is extreemely massive.
Second of all, space is extreemely deadly. A small plutonium battery doesn't even form a blip on the potential dangers out there in space. Realize that the E.T. would be playing with forces far beyond our ability to comprehend just in order to travel freely through the stars fast enough to find, locate and capture the item in the first place.