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(Newsweek)   Sure, Usain Bolt may be the fastest man on Earth, but is he the fastest man IN SPACE? (with video)   ( newsweek.com) divider line
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2018-09-13 12:27:38 PM  
Is he running at the highest point on a plane bisecting the earth's axis of rotation at a time such that his velocity vector is parallel to that point on the earth's tangent velocity vector about the earth's axis, and the earth itself's tangent velocity vector?

Are we assuming the difference in velocity of all individual humans relative to center of galaxy rotation is negligible?

Are we assuming we are the only human population in the universe?

Then probably.
 
2018-09-13 12:43:43 PM  
Nah, the fastest man in space is the dude who's been locked in with other guys in a 2-4 man capsule for 5 weeks when he finally gets a private room again.
 
2018-09-13 01:30:29 PM  
I think that honor still stands with the Apollo 13 astronauts. Falling towards the Earth for three whole days will get you going pretty quick.
 
2018-09-14 03:32:26 AM  
Space Dandy!
 
2018-09-14 04:00:14 AM  
The nicest man in the hospital is the ultrasound technician
 
2018-09-14 01:35:51 PM  
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From Google Timeline, this is not a photoshop.  Usain Bolt, eat my dust!
 
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