Sunday, May 16, 2010 1:11:21 PM
I honestly can't tell if you`re being sarcastic or not... Probably because it /should/ be obvious thing to think of.
I wasn`t being sarcastic. I think it was not a stupid question. Lack of knowledge of the upper atmosphere is not stupidity, nor is knowing enough about re-entry to know it can generate a lot of heat but no more than that. Both are a lack of knowledge, not stupidity.