It's been a while since I've seen this episode so I may have forgotten a few details. Was there any explanation given for why the ship stopped and landed safely rather than just smashing into the asteroid? If so then the information should be included with the summary. CleverAndKnowsIt (talk) (Contribs) 13:35, November 8, 2010 (UTC)
- character shield ASDF1239 DISCUSSION 03:30, December 7, 2010 (UTC)
- And the character shield was this: They did not have enough time to decelerate before hitting the surface of the asteroid, but luckily they flew into a huge and deep canyon, so they had the needed distance brake before hitting the canyon floor. Jauh0 (talk) (Contribs) 13:53, December 7, 2010 (UTC)
- Thanks for the reply Jauh0. Could you please update the article to reflect this information? I'd do it myself but of course I'd just be going off what you'd written and so I'm sure you could do it better. CleverAndKnowsIt (talk) (Contribs) 05:31, December 8, 2010 (UTC)
- I've just seen that you've made the changes already. Thanks for doing so so quickly. CleverAndKnowsIt (talk) (Contribs) 23:12, December 8, 2010 (UTC)
The MALP carrying the naqua-nuke Edit
Probably discussed all over the web (and my google-fu is not strong enough to pick it up) but did it strike anyone as odd that the MALP didn't go flying off into space? Unless its tires had magnetised steel bands in them (and I doubt they'd be magnetic enough) there'd be nothing there to keep it down.
That said, if we take the asteroid's gravity into account it introduces another problem - that is, since the MALP would need its motor to produce a good amount of torque to be able to move the bomb (or other extremely weighty payloads entrusted to it), and the weight of it kept the MALP on the "ground" (for want of a better word), would the hold on its mass be enough to prevent the tires from spinning helplessly when Jack tried to drive it?
Maybe I'm reading too much into it, but that's always bothered me about this particular episode. Thanks.
Why is the asteroid rock bouncing away when thrown a goof?
They're on a very low gravity asteroid, no matter what it weighed it would most likely bounce like that.