Up Goer Five

I love this xkcd cartoon: an explanation of the Saturn V rocket using only words which are among the 1000 most commonly-used in the English language. I often feel like I sound like this in foreign languages…

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4 responses to “Up Goer Five

  1. At least I understand it for the first time, now ;). I am just wondering: when does the second part fall off?

  2. Think it falls off after the fuel is spent…but I am more concerned about where it falls if it misses the ocean!

  3. Usually I don’t learn post on blogs, but I wish to say that this write-up very forced me to take a look at and do so! Your writing style has been amazed me. Thank you, quite nice article.

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