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This is cool. NASA may use quadcopter

Discussion in 'News' started by devveldogg, Jun 19, 2014.

  1. npalen

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    I would not have thought there would be an atmosphere capable of supporting flight.
     
  2. devveldogg

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    I was thinking the same thing
     
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    Trust me they would not choose Phantom, they would need something that works all the time and does not lose power, or do a fly aways.
     
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    I read this about Titan's atmosphere after first reading this story:

    "The atmosphere [on Titan] is so thick and the gravity so low that humans could fly through it by flapping "wings" attached to their arms.*'

    * Zubrin, Robert (1999). Entering Space: Creating a Space-faring Civilization,
    Section: Titan: Tarcher/Putnam,
    pp. 163–166. ISBN 1-58542-036-0.
     
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    brb. Moving to Titan.
     
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    Do you think the TAA (Titan Aviation Authority) will make them get a TAA 333 to fly commercially?
     
  8. BigAl07

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    Titan does have an atmosphere and it's actually almost an "Ideal" atmosphere for heavier than air flight.

    "Titan is Saturn's largest moon and the second largest in the solar system (after Ganymede of Jupiter). It is the only moon in the solar system with clouds and a dense, planet-like atmosphere"