Friday, February 08, 2013

Interplanetary Cessna

Software engineer Glen Chiacchieri asks the pressing question on everyone’s mind:

“What would happen if you tried to fly a normal Earth airplane above different Solar System bodies?”

The answer, courtesy of xkcd, is this…

THIS ONE HAS NO ATMO-- WHY DO YOU KEEP-- ARGH!

… reasons for each of which—fascinating reasons—are given here.

[Hat tip Shutists]

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