Reply to post: Re: shuttle relies on an atmosphere in order to glide

Doctor Who becomes an illogical, unscientific, silly soap opera in Kill The Moon

Tom 13

Re: shuttle relies on an atmosphere in order to glide

Er, no it doesn't. There's enough wing surface to enable stability and enable deceleration. But according to all the astronauts who've flown it, it glides exactly like a rock would.

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