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    How does a helicopter fly in an essentially non-existent atmosphere??

    Earth's atmosphere is 101325 pascals (14.6959 psi) while Mars' atmosphere is 610 pascals (0.088 psi) which is less than 1% of the Earth's value.

    We're supposed to believe that the little Martian helicopter can fly around in an extremely thin atmosphere no problemo.

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    Re: How does a helicopter fly in an essentially non-existent atmosphere??

    Quote Originally Posted by midnight rambler View Post
    Earth's atmosphere is 101325 pascals (14.6959 psi) while Mars' atmosphere is 610 pascals (0.088 psi) which is less than 1% of the Earth's value.

    We're supposed to believe that the little Martian helicopter can fly around in an extremely thin atmosphere no problemo.

    Oh! All you rubes be sure to wear your face diaper!!!


    To be clear Mars purported atmosphere is a virtual vacuum of quality very difficult to achieve with usual pump. Nothing can fly in such a vacuum: there is no lift.

    What else is NASA lying about?
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    Re: How does a helicopter fly in an essentially non-existent atmosphere??

    Quote Originally Posted by mamboni View Post
    To be clear Mars purported atmosphere is a virtual vacuum of quality very difficult to achieve with usual pump. Nothing can fly in such a vacuum: there is no lift.

    What else is NASA lying about?
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    Re: How does a helicopter fly in an essentially non-existent atmosphere??

    NASA= Never A Straight Answer. Btw, theres plenty of atmosphere on earth where it was filmed.

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    Re: How does a helicopter fly in an essentially non-existent atmosphere??

    NASA = Need Another Seven Astronauts
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