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Mathematics in Motion – Model Rocket Velocity

How fast does a model rocket go? This may be the second most asked question after witnessing a model rocket launch. Unlike a cannon ball shot from a cannon the velocity of the model rocket actually increases after it leaves the launch pad. In this lesson we will determine the maximum velocity of a model… Read more »

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Mathematics in Motion – How high did my rocket go?

How high did my rocket go? This is probably one of the most asked questions in rocketry. There are a few ways in which to determine a rocket’s apogee (maximum height). One is through the use of electronic altimeters. Altimeters are made by a few manufacturers with varying price points and complexities and can accurately… Read more »

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