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front consisting of the conical head of a missile or rocket that protects the payload from heat during its passage through the atmosphere
An operation performed to verify the gas-tight integrity of gas piping following its installation or modification.
the tendency of a body to maintain is state of rest or uniform motion unless acted upon by an external force
two or more forces that are not equal and opposite of one another; can cause change in motion
Newtons 1st Law
(Law of Inertia) an object in motion tends to stay in motion & an object at rest stays at rest unless acted upon by an outside force.
Newtons 2nd Law
(Force) when force is applied to an object it is accelerated in the direction of the force. (mass and force are inversely proportional)
purpose is to return the rocket safely to earth; includes parachutes, streamer, tumble system, helicopter, or glider
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