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Old 08-11-2016, 12:49 PM
Bryan Ekers Bryan Ekers is offline
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Originally Posted by muttrox View Post
Thanks scr4. Wasn't thinking right.
Well, there's the minor wrinkle of terminal velocity. As pointed out in this long-ago thread, the moon doesn't have terminal velocity as such since it has no atmosphere, but if we're staging a Moonlympics in a stadium-sized dome with Earth-level air pressure so the athletes won't have to wear bulky spacesuits...

Well, probably there's no appreciable effect anyway. I just picture a pole-vaulter able to land without a mat by flapping his arms after he clears the bar.