We don't claim to be experts in astrophysics here at Nintendo Life, but clearly some of the manoeuvres in Star Fox 64 3D might be pushing the boundaries of realism.
The boffins over at the PBS Space Time YouTube channel have given Peppy's command to "DO A BARREL ROLL" some thought and have deemed that this particular manoeuvre might not be too far fetched, however.
Apparently barrel rolls in atmosphere are easy to execute with the use of ailerons, but in space, it's a different issue altogether. With no atmosphere (and no thrusters), it gets a little bit more complicated.
Join astrophysicist Gabe Perez-Giz as he explains about the science behind this iconic Arwing manoeuvre.