How boomerangs work in zero gravity

If you've ever wondered just what part gravity plays upon a boomerang, then you're in luck. Japanese astronaut and International Space Station crew member Takao Doi once brought a boomerang aboard the station for testing. The verdict: you don't need gravity to generate aerodynamic lift. You just need air.

I used to have lots of fun with boomerangs when a kid, even when it hit my friend's grand dad on the back. The video of zero gravity performance is fascinating.



  • Shivani Tathe
    Shivani Tathe
    Never thought of smthng like this... really facinating... 😁

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