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rockets flash cards

Apogee the highest altitude a rocket reaches durring flight.
Ballast somehting that adds weight in order to improve stability or profortmance.
Center of gravity the point on the rocket where all mass appears to be concentrated.
Center of pressure the center of all of the drag forces acting upon the rocket.
Constrain limit
Design to create or construt according to a plan.
Drag force that acts between the object and the fluid and sllows the motion of the object.
Dr. Robert Goddard known as the father of modern rocketry.
Hypothesis an edecated gess
Laminar airflow smooth, even airflow around the rocket skin.
Liftoff occers when the amount of trust is greater than the weigh of the rocket.
Propellant contains both fuel and an oxidzer
Rocket a self-propelled device that carries its own fuel.
Thrust a force exerted upon or against an object to move it in a specific direction.
Total Impulse the trust and direction of the rocket engine burn.
Turblent Airflow uneven airflow around the rocket skin increase the amount of drag.
Velocity the rate of change of position along a straight line with respect of time.
Wernher von Braun in charge of developing the v-2 rocket used during world war 2.
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