Airborne Has More Fascinating Stories This Week
For You -- And a Surprise!
We're continue to get RAVE reviews over the debut of Airborne...
and great ideas as to where we need to broaden our horizons as we
continue to develop this program. Episode Three continues the
weekly series of Aero-News programs that are evolving into
something even more amazing over the next few weeks. As matter of
fact, this episode is solid 22 minutes in length! Keep in mind that
we're still early in an evolving program of news offerings -- and
that we at ANN don't play with the status quo very well or for very
long. We have AGGRESSIVE and innovative plans for '
Aero Linx: NASA- Beginner's
Guide to Rockets
The Beginner's Guide to Rockets will help you learn the basic
math and physics that govern the design and flight of rockets.
We'll look at many different kinds of rockets, from stomp rockets,
which are a special kind of artillery shell, to bottle rockets, to
model rockets, to full scale boosters. We'll look at the
similarities and the differences in these rockets and include some
instructions for making and flying your own rockets.
A measurement of a rocket's relative performance. Expressed in
seconds, the number of which a rocket can produce one pound of
thrust from one pound of fuel. The higher the specific impulse, the
less fuel required to produce a given amount of thrust.
cleaning out some old stuff on a bookcase and found it. My kids
took all they wanted and I donated a lot of my collection to
museums. I decided to put this up for auction so that someone who
is really interested in this piece of history can enjoy it...
I didn't even have a calculator to do the arithmetic. I had to ask
the people in Houston to double-check my
Source: Apollo 13 Astronaut, Jim
Lovell, discussing the calculations contained in
the handwritten notes which led to the safe return of the
spacecraft to Earth. Those notes