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* In the "Horizon Lunar Colony" map in ''VideoGame/{{Overwatch}}'', there's an airlock you can use to leave the colony and explore the surface. [[BatmanCanBreatheInSpace Doing so doesn't cause any actual damage]], but it does gradually slow your movement speed to a crawl.

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* Apparently space is such slow motion the [[Series/TheFlash2014 Reverse-Flash]] is powerless in zero-gravity. They don't provide the plausible explanation of careful movement though, they act like he's truly powerless.


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** Averted and subverted actually. The workpods Frank and Dave use move very slowly, but you don't want to hurry when slinging a multi-ton pod around delicate exterior equipment. But when [[spoiler: Frank is murdered by HAL]] he flails around wildly as he suffocates, and Dave bounces all over the airlock when he makes his famous Spacewalk Sans Helmet.

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** Averted and subverted actually. The Justified with the workpods Frank and Dave use use. They move very slowly, but you don't want to hurry when slinging a multi-ton pod around delicate exterior equipment. But when [[spoiler: Frank is murdered by HAL]] he flails around wildly as he suffocates, and Dave bounces all over the airlock when he makes his famous Spacewalk Sans Helmet.


** Actually the space burial was filmed by firing a tiny replica corpse out of a miniature airlock set with a catapult and then slowing down the footage. The end result is still fast and chaotic enough to avert this trope, at least in spirit if not in technicality.

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** Actually the space burial was filmed by firing a tiny replica corpse out of a miniature airlock set with a catapult and then slowing down the footage. The end result is still fast and chaotic enough to avert this trope, at least in spirit if not in technicality.


->"Walk slow and stupid -- we're on the Moon!"
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* Massively averted in an episode of ''{{Planetes}}'' where the crew barely manage to move a piece of debris out of the way of an oncoming spacecraft in time - said spacecraft flashes by ''very fast''.

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* Massively averted in an episode of ''{{Planetes}}'' ''Anime/{{Planetes}}'' where the crew barely manage to move a piece of debris out of the way of an oncoming spacecraft in time - said spacecraft flashes by ''very fast''.


* In the ''{{Firefly}}'' pilot episode ''Serenity'' there is a scene where Serenity is passing a Reaver ship in open space. They are both in transit between planets or moons, moving in opposite directions, but pass each other at roughly jogging speed. At that rate it would take them (hold on, let me do the math, let's see, nuthin, and nuthin, [[CarryTheOne carry the nuthin]]) roughly FOREVER to get there.

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* In the ''{{Firefly}}'' ''{{Series/Firefly}}'' pilot episode ''Serenity'' there is a scene where Serenity is passing a Reaver ship in open space. They are both in transit between planets or moons, moving in opposite directions, but pass each other at roughly jogging speed. At that rate it would take them (hold on, let me do the math, let's see, nuthin, and nuthin, [[CarryTheOne carry the nuthin]]) roughly FOREVER to get there.


* This trope gets its origins in popular media from ''Film/TwoThousandOneASpaceOdyssey''. Sure, everything was beautiful, but everything also moved at a ''crawl.''

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* Massively averted in an episode of ''{{Planetes}}'' where the crew barely manage to move a piece of debris out of the way of an oncoming spacecraft in time - said spacecraft flashes by ''very fast''.
* Averted by ''Franchise/{{Gundam}}''. Many of the series characters are born and raised in Space Colonies and are very comfortable in zero-gravity, and will jump and bounce off of walls/ceilings/floors with practiced ease to move around. And of course, the zero-g space battles are generally fought at very high speeds. The only time slow-motion is going on is during docking operations, where precision is of the utmost concern.

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* This trope [[TropeCodifier gets its origins origins]] in popular media from ''Film/TwoThousandOneASpaceOdyssey''. Sure, everything was beautiful, but everything also moved at a ''crawl.''



* Played so straight in the series ''Space1999'' that they filmed moonwalking scenes in ''slow motion''.

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* Played so straight in ''Film/{{Alien}}'' averts this trope during the series ''Space1999'' that they space burial.
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filmed moonwalking scenes by firing a tiny replica corpse out of a miniature airlock set with a catapult and then slowing down the footage. The end result is still fast and chaotic enough to avert this trope, at least in ''slow motion''.spirit if not in technicality.

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* Played so straight in the series ''Series/{{Space 1999}}'' that they filmed moonwalking scenes in ''slow motion''.



* Massively averted in an episode of ''{{Planetes}}'' where the crew barely manage to move a piece of debris out of the way of an oncoming spacecraft in time - said spacecraft flashes by ''very fast''.
* ''WesternAnimation/JackieChanAdventures'': Jackie and Hak Foo end up fighting in space during the Moon Demon episode, and Hak Foo is forced to rethink his [[CallingYourAttacks attack names]]. "Tiger prowls...through pudding? Turtle...fist! Sloth...kick!"
* Partial TruthInTelevision: Anyone who watches live feeds of space shuttles in orbit gets the impression that everything moves slower because when they rotate the position of the shuttle, they do it at a snail's pace to make sure they don't overshoot. Never mind that just to ''be'' in orbit, said shuttle is travelling around the earth at tremendous velocity...
** It is often necessary to move carefully in space, thus slower. Explained in many Science Fiction novels as 'You may be weightless, but you still have mass'. While it may feel and even look like you're floating serenely through space like a feather, in reality you just launched yourself at an aluminum bulkhead, head first, at several miles per hour.
** This is enforced by the fact that the maneuvering thrusters on the shuttle are really weak -- emphasizing precision over speed. From a standing start, it would take the shuttle over five minutes to do a complete roll.
* ''Film/{{Alien}}'' averts this trope during the space burial.
** Actually the space burial was filmed by firing a tiny replica corpse out of a miniature airlock set with a catapult and then slowing down the footage. The end result is still fast and chaotic enough to avert this trope, at least in spirit if not in technicality.



* Averted by ''Franchise/{{Gundam}}''. Many of the series characters are born and raised in Space Colonies and are very comfortable in zero-gravity, and will jump and bounce off of walls/ceilings/floors with practiced ease to move around. And of course, the zero-g space battles are generally fought at very high speeds. The only time slow-motion is going on is during docking operations, where precision is of the utmost concern.

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* Averted by ''Franchise/{{Gundam}}''. Many of the series characters are born and raised in Space Colonies and are very comfortable in zero-gravity, and will jump and bounce off of walls/ceilings/floors with practiced ease to move around. And of course, the zero-g space battles are generally fought at very high speeds. The only time slow-motion is going on is during docking operations, where precision is of the utmost concern.
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* ''WesternAnimation/JackieChanAdventures'': Jackie and Hak Foo end up fighting in space during the Moon Demon episode, and Hak Foo is forced to rethink his [[CallingYourAttacks attack names]]. "Tiger prowls...through pudding? Turtle...fist! Sloth...kick!"

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* Partial TruthInTelevision: Anyone who watches live feeds of space shuttles in orbit gets the impression that everything moves slower because when they rotate the position of the shuttle, they do it at a snail's pace to make sure they don't overshoot. Never mind that just to ''be'' in orbit, said shuttle is travelling around the earth at tremendous velocity...
** It is often necessary to move carefully in space, thus slower. Explained in many Science Fiction novels as 'You may be weightless, but you still have mass'. While it may feel and even look like you're floating serenely through space like a feather, in reality you just launched yourself at an aluminum bulkhead, head first, at several miles per hour.
** This is enforced by the fact that the maneuvering thrusters on the shuttle are really weak -- emphasizing precision over speed. From a standing start, it would take the shuttle over five minutes to do a complete roll.
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* This is what gave Music/MichaelJackson's dance move [[MoonWalkDance the moonwalk]] its name. By moving backwards and forwards at the same time it provides the illusion that the dancer is on the moon.
* Music/BrianEno's album ''Music/ApolloAtmospheresAndSoundtracks'' was originally composed for a documentary about the moon landings. Many of the tracks have a slow, dreamy sound quality to them. One track is even named "Weightless".

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** Actually the space burial was filmed by firing a tiny replica corpse out of a miniature airlock set with a catapult and then slowing down the footage. The end result is still fast and chaotic enough to avert this trope, at least in spirit if not in technicality.


* Averted hard by ''Franchise/{{Gundam}}''. Many of the series characters are born and raised in Space Colonies and are very comfortable in zero-gravity, and will jump and bounce off of walls/ceilings/floors with practiced ease to move around. And of course, the zero-g space battles are generally fought at very high speeds. The only time slow-motion is going on is during docking operations, where precision is of the utmost concern.

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* Averted hard by ''Franchise/{{Gundam}}''. Many of the series characters are born and raised in Space Colonies and are very comfortable in zero-gravity, and will jump and bounce off of walls/ceilings/floors with practiced ease to move around. And of course, the zero-g space battles are generally fought at very high speeds. The only time slow-motion is going on is during docking operations, where precision is of the utmost concern.

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* Averted hard by ''Franchise/{{Gundam}}''. Many of the series characters are born and raised in Space Colonies and are very comfortable in zero-gravity, and will jump and bounce off of walls/ceilings/floors with practiced ease to move around. And of course, the zero-g space battles are generally fought at very high speeds. The only time slow-motion is going on is during docking operations, where precision is of the utmost concern.


* This trope is the reason [[VideoGame/{{Metroid}} Samus]] moves so slowly in the air the Smash Bros. games.

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