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Can A Starfox Barrel Roll Work in Space?

Video duration: 6:21Expires: 10/08/20Video has closed captioning.

The iconic move from Star Fox seems so easy, just press a button and BOOM. The ship rolls. But HOW? Barrel rolls in atmosphere are easy to execute with the use of ailerons, but in space, it's a different issue altogether. With no atmosphere (and no thrusters), how does one Barrel Roll like Star Fox in space?

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