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22nd Oct '17 12:42:07 PM Malady
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* One episode of ''RescueHeroes'' had one of the characters vent the air from his spacesuit's backup oxygen tank.

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* One episode of ''RescueHeroes'' ''WesternAnimation/RescueHeroes'' had one of the characters vent the air from his spacesuit's backup oxygen tank.
18th May '17 9:25:33 AM fdsa1234567890
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** LetsPlay/ScottManley did an [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dOzrKGVZ4Ig even more awesome version that involved an inverted rocket as well as an kerbonaut trapped on the Mun]].
28th Apr '17 4:45:58 PM Sharlee
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GasCylinderRocket is a sister trope that's not confined to space.
28th Mar '17 11:26:16 AM HiddenWindshield
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* ''VideoGame/KerbalSpaceProgram'': it's possible to shave off a few m/s by getting out of the craft and pushing with the EVA jetpack. It might mean the difference between being stranded in a highly eccentric orbit (from which rescue is hard) or dipping into the atmosphere and getting home
** [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dOzrKGVZ4Ig It is also possible]] to make an escape the Mun with an EVA suit and an upturned rocket.

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* ''VideoGame/KerbalSpaceProgram'': If your ship is out of fuel, it's possible to shave off a few m/s by getting get out of the craft and pushing push with the EVA jetpack. It might mean Since jetpack fuel is automatically refilled when you get back in the difference between being stranded cockpit, it's theoretically possible to get anywhere in a highly eccentric orbit (from which rescue is hard) or dipping into the atmosphere and getting home
** [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dOzrKGVZ4Ig It is also possible]] to make an escape the Mun with an EVA suit and an upturned rocket.
system a few m/s at a time.
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
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