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How Rocket Engines Work

A brief description of how Rocket Engines harness enough energy simply to get a spaceship off the ground. Ppart of Marshall Brain's HowStuffWorks.com.

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Apollo 11 Saturn V Launch (HD) Camera E-8

Amazing footage and narration describing the rocket engines of the Saturn V rocket that took human to the moon during the Apollo programme.

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Wernher von Braun: History's most controversial figure?

A profile of Wernher von Braun, the german scientist who worked on the V2 rocket and the Saturn 5 rocket.

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How Air-Breathing Rockets Will Work

A brief description of how Air-Breathing Rockets Will work from HowStuffWorks.com.

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The elevator, the rocket, and gravity: the equivalence principle

An explanation of the equivalence principle and how it's applied to being in an elevator or a rocket and how it affects our understanding of gravity.

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Forces and Motion

A collection of interesting experiments dealing with friction, rockets and aerodynamics, illustrating Newton's laws.

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Early Rockets and Gunpowder - How Fireworks Work

A basic introduction to gunpowder with a bit of history and technical details.

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A beginner's guide to aeronautics

Planes, jet propulsion, wind tunnels, model rockets, hypersonic flight and everything in between are covered in this comprehensive guide from NASA.

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Einstein's Relativity - Curved spacetime

A page with good diagrams taking you through the thought processes behind Einstein's theory of relativity by thinking about elevators and rockets.

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DIY Science

Try your hand at exciting activities at home or at school using everyday equipment. Mix some slime, build a rocket or make sultanas dance!

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