Astronomy Cast Ep. 481: Rockets pt. 3 – Going Faster, Higher, Farther after Fairing Separation

Article written: 5 Mar , 2018
Updated: 18 Apr , 2018
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We’ve seen rockets blast off from here on Earth. But that’s only half the story. 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.

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