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12th Feb '17 2:00:42 PM HeraldAlberich
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->'''CDR Lewis''': I can't see you having any control if you did that. You'd be eyeballing the intercept using a thrust vector you can barely control.\\
'''Watney''': Yes, yes, those are all very good points. But... consider this: I'd get to fly around like Iron Man.

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->'''CDR Lewis''': Lewis:''' I can't see you having any control if you did that. You'd be eyeballing the intercept using a thrust vector you can barely control.\\
'''Watney''': '''Watney:''' Yes, yes, those are all very good points. But... consider this: I'd get to fly around like Iron Man.



* In ''WesternAnimation/TitanAE'', Captain Korso used a fire extinguisher to maneuver.
* ''WesternAnimation/WallE'', also with a fire extinguisher.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/TitanAE'', during the first escape sequence from the Drej, Captain Korso used shoots the artificial gravity module, then uses recoil from his pistol to propel himself away. Later, after escaping the space station and finding themselves adrift in vacuum, he and Cale use a fire extinguisher to maneuver.
maneuver back to their ship.
* In one of the signature scenes of ''WesternAnimation/WallE'', also with Wall-E and Eve "dance" through space ouside the ''Axiom''. Wall-E uses a fire extinguisher.extinguisher, while Eve can propel herself.
6th Jan '17 4:04:44 PM Morgenthaler
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* In ''[[TheNuttyProfessor The Nutty Professor 2: The Klumps]]'' the protagonist has an ImagineSpot in which he's floating inside a space capsule and must press an out-of-reach button. He manages to propel himself across the space [[{{Gasshole}} by farting]].

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* In ''[[TheNuttyProfessor ''Film/TheNuttyProfessor II: The Nutty Professor 2: The Klumps]]'' Klumps'' the protagonist has an ImagineSpot in which he's floating inside a space capsule and must press an out-of-reach button. He manages to propel himself across the space [[{{Gasshole}} by farting]].
15th Dec '16 7:06:48 PM Doug86
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* Goku in ''DragonBallZ'' uses a KameHameHadouken to move his spaceship enough to dodge a threat.

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* Goku in ''DragonBallZ'' ''Anime/DragonBallZ'' uses a KameHameHadouken to move his spaceship enough to dodge a threat.
11th Sep '16 10:22:42 AM eroock
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11th Sep '16 10:10:13 AM eroock
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* In ''Disney/BigHero6'', Baymax uses this rocket fist to thrust the pod with Hiro and Abigail toward the opening of the hyperspace portal.
11th Sep '16 10:06:56 AM eroock
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-->'''CDR Lewis''': I can't see you having any control if you did that. You'd be eyeballing the intercept using a thrust vector you can barely control.\\

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-->'''CDR ->'''CDR Lewis''': I can't see you having any control if you did that. You'd be eyeballing the intercept using a thrust vector you can barely control.\\



--->--''Film/TheMartian'', on Watney's idea to puncture his EVA suit's glove

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--->--''Film/TheMartian'', -->-- ''Film/TheMartian'', on Watney's idea to puncture his EVA suit's glove
25th Jun '16 10:50:03 PM MadCat221
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'''Watley''': Yes, yes, those are all very good points. But... consider this: I'd get to fly around like Iron Man.
--->--''Film/TheMartian'', on Watley's idea to puncture his EVA suit's glove

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'''Watley''': '''Watney''': Yes, yes, those are all very good points. But... consider this: I'd get to fly around like Iron Man.
--->--''Film/TheMartian'', on Watley's Watney's idea to puncture his EVA suit's glove
25th Jun '16 10:46:29 PM MadCat221
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--->--''Film/TheMartian''

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--->--''Film/TheMartian''
--->--''Film/TheMartian'', on Watley's idea to puncture his EVA suit's glove
25th Jun '16 10:34:41 PM MadCat221
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A form of MacGyvering where the hero creates thrust to push him/herself through the microgravity of space with something other than a standard engine. Of course, since there's no air resistance in the vacuum of space, almost anything will do. Thank you, Newton's Third Law!

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A form of MacGyvering where the hero creates thrust to push him/herself through the microgravity of space with something other than a standard engine.designated-purpose thruster. Of course, since there's no air resistance in the vacuum of space, almost anything will do. Thank you, Newton's Third Law!
25th Jun '16 10:27:05 PM MadCat221
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--->''Film/TheMartian''

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--->''Film/TheMartian''
--->--''Film/TheMartian''
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