Post Reply Not the Onion: Gundam anime series emulated in new spacecraft atmospheric re-entry method
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Posted 7/21/17 , edited 7/21/17
Don't you just love when real life imitates art?

A Japanese research team has devised a way for spacecraft to re-enter the Earth’s atmosphere more safely using technology featured in the popular robot anime series "Mobile Suit Z Gundam.”

http://m.accuweather.com/en/weather-news/gundam-anime-series-emulated-in-new-spacecraft-atmospheric-re-entry-method/70002228
http://www.asahi.com/ajw/articles/AJ201706260032.html
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Posted 7/21/17 , edited 7/21/17
neat another thing from sci-fi being used to inspire real life inventions/innovations
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Posted 7/21/17 , edited 7/21/17
Those fucking weebs! How dare they improve space travel with their crazy ideas!

This is pretty cool and really good publicity for gundam!
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3 failures and 1 success... i will wait until a few more success before I personally try it with my gundam.
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Posted 7/21/17 , edited 7/22/17
i love Japan sometimes.
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This is the future that I signed up for when I was a kid!
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