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furthest distance of rocket from earth

Center of gravity/mass

where the rocket balances, can be determined by balancing rocket on string

Center of pressure

center point of rocket in which it will spin around its axis freely


national association of rocketry


closest distance of rocket to earth


anything that causes an object to move


amount of force needed to impact acceleration


twisting or turning of object

mechanical advantage

help moving an object with a machine


amount of work being done over a certain amount of time


standard unit of power


measures horsepower and torque

newton one

body of mass not moving tends to stay not moving... and opposite, unless acted upon by another force or object

newton two

unbalanced force tends to produce acceleration in the direction of the force

newton three

for every force there is a equal and opposite reaction

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