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so "space" has no resistance at all?
by and large, little to know at least for the sake of this argument/question. any attempt to throw a boomerang from the lunar surface would result in it going off into space simply due to the gravity. They've thrown baseballs out into space already from the surface.
 

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It won't work.

The gravity on the Moon is a lot less stronger than it is on Earth. Pair that with no atmosphere for the boomerang to interact with causing it's flight...it's just not going to happen. A boomerang works by both ends acting like a wing in opposite directions. It creates a pressure differential that allows it to fly and then return. You can't do that without air.

This is no different than trying to fly a paper airplane. If you don't have air, you won't be able to create lift.
 

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its what makes the boomerang be able to fly for one. and for two it needs air resistance in order to return to the thrower.

check how stuff works. This question has been asked before.

Similar to the "Will a Helocoptor fly on the Moon" from the Bennet's Mechanical Comprehension Test. (test used for Private Party Maintenance programs)
 
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It won't work.

The gravity on the Moon is a lot less stronger than it is on Earth. Pair that with no atmosphere for the boomerang to interact with causing it's flight...it's just not going to happen. A boomerang works by both ends acting like a wing in opposite directions. It creates a pressure differential that allows it to fly and then return. You can't do that without air.

This is no different than trying to fly a paper airplane. If you don't have air, you won't be able to create lift.
umm. I don't think gravity plays any role in a boomerang.
 
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