The Basics of Flight

– Introduction – The twentieth century began with mankind taking small steps to conquer the skies through heavier-than-air flight. By the middle of the century planes were breaking the sound barrier and space travel was fast becoming a reality. The airplane brought changes to society like no other technology before it, allowing people to travel… Read more »

An Introduction to Rocket Flight

– Introduction – Modern rocket flight is the culmination of centuries of discoveries and experiments. From early discoveries in Alexandria to the work of Sir Isaac Newton and up to Wernher Von Braun, rocket flight has changed our world significantly. Through the use of rocket flight we have been able to put satellites in orbit. This… Read more »

Understanding Aerodynamics with the Educator Rocket

– Introduction – The advantages of studying aerodynamics are numerous.  From the design of new vehicles to the understanding of how a ball, puck or shuttlecock moves in sports. Aerodynamics and The Basics of Drag We will start the discussion on drag and how it can be calculated. Drag is the resistance that is caused… Read more »

Lessons
  • The Basics of Flight

    – Introduction – The twentieth century began with mankind taking small steps to conquer the skies through heavier-than-air flight. By the middle of the century planes were breaking the sound barrier and space travel was fast becoming a reality. The airplane brought changes to society like no other technology before it, allowing people to travel… Read more »

  • An Introduction to Rocket Flight

    – Introduction – Modern rocket flight is the culmination of centuries of discoveries and experiments. From early discoveries in Alexandria to the work of Sir Isaac Newton and up to Wernher Von Braun, rocket flight has changed our world significantly. Through the use of rocket flight we have been able to put satellites in orbit. This… Read more »

  • Understanding Aerodynamics with the Educator Rocket

    – Introduction – The advantages of studying aerodynamics are numerous.  From the design of new vehicles to the understanding of how a ball, puck or shuttlecock moves in sports. Aerodynamics and The Basics of Drag We will start the discussion on drag and how it can be calculated. Drag is the resistance that is caused… Read more »