Do A Barrel Roll – Some of the Physics Behind Star Fox

Before we start, yes, we know it’s not REALLY a barrel roll. However, when you’re part of a rag-tag animal-based mercenary team bent on thwarting an evil monkey in space, you can call it whatever you want.

SpaceTime, here, presents to us a very solid theories involving gyroscopes, atmosphere-emulating thrusters, and some over my head maths.

So, what do you think? Would this be the next project for NASA or SpaceX?


Kolin is a tech junkie with a knack for photography. He started playing games on an old 386 PC and an NES. After turning 21, he threw away the days of being a clean-shaven boy and just let his beard grow. When not taking photos, Kolin also publishes podcasts, videos, and fairly opinionated pieces on his site:

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