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[video=youtube;iaN0xg2VQSo]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iaN0xg2VQSo[/video]
 

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I know a guy who could certainly give it a heck of a try.
 

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I've already done it. By the way, the earth is actually flat.
 

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Haven't had a chance to watch the video, but thanks for the laugh at the concept!
 

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I can't believe I'm actually responding to this post....

Even though the concept is inherently hilarious, I don't think that such a scenario would be possible.
I doubt that even the most epic emission of flatulence would generate enough thrust to propel much of anything, even through space. Add to that, the 'space-traveler' would have to carry a substantial supply of gas-producing foodstuffs to ensure a steady output. Then, of course, there are certain associated spacesuit design engineering problems to be solved.
Am I over-anal-yzing this?
 

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What kind of nozzle is required, and does it have to be epoxied in?
 

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Quick! Somebody pull my finger!

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After an epic evening at a Taco Bell, I would have made it to the moon. However, I bumped into some invisible dome out in space.
 

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Combine Chipotle with twerking and BOOM, you're on your way to Mars!

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Never would work. There's no air in space for the farts to push against! ;-)
No air in space? But there's the Air in Space museum!! (Credit to the Simpson's writers)
 

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The motor is a Chipotle Incorporated (CTI) Skidmark.
 

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I suppose you would piss your way to Mars on a Mellow Yellow?
Not yet, but once we get the taxpayer dollars flowing...

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