How do spacecraft stop? And what does that even mean when everything is orbiting?
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Today we’ll talk about alternative methods of spaceflight.
Rockets have additional stages to push them into trajectories, like transfer orbits and various orbital maneuvers. Let’s talk about what happens after the rocket is long gone, beyond our sight.
The vast majority of rockets are multi-staged affairs. Why is this? What makes this kind of rocket so successful?
To celebrate the launch of the Falcon Heavy we figured it was time for an all new series and talk about single stage to orbit rockets, and why they’re so difficult to make them go…
Discussion about a feature documentary film about the NASA mission Apollo 8 and the three astronauts that crewed this amazing mission into space.
It’s been decades since humans set foot on the Moon. Well it”s time to go back!
After they’ve been to space, many astronauts report that seeing the world from above has given them a totally new perspective on humanity and the state of our planet. It’s called the Overview Effect.