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    Default It flies!!


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    Impressive.
    ​In a world full of wonders, man invented boredom.

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    Default Re: It flies!!

    But... if it flies over a snail shell, will anyone see it?

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    Fake. We're supposed to believe we went to the moon, lost the technology to go to the moon and are now flying remote control helicopters on Mars. Doesn't compute. I could see a jetskier failing for it, but for us no way.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sailnstink View Post
    Fake. We're supposed to believe we went to the moon, lost the technology to go to the moon and are now flying remote control helicopters on Mars. Doesn't compute. I could see a jetskier failing for it, but for us no way.
    Oh dear, you are one of them.
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    Neat. In no way taking away from the accomplishment of first flight on another planet, I'm most impressed by the fact that we can launch essentially a Jeep to Mars, land it, and have it drive around taking scientific measurements for months/years. The fact that it can deploy and fly a tiny helicopter is even better. Both are awesome accomplishments and mankind should be proud.

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    It's a damn sight more constructive than bombing people.
    I'm just annoyed that all the really good stuff will happen after I join the ex-parrot.
    ​In a world full of wonders, man invented boredom.

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    Default Re: It flies!!

    OTOH Gary, so will the worst effects of climate change, whick may truncate much else.

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