Rockets

Homann Transfer

About transfer orbits or how to fly to ISS

Watch Destin Sandlin from Smarter every Day Interview with Scott Kelly about is upcoming one year stay on ISS and Reid Wiseman about orbital mechanics and how the Soyuz, uses some sophisticated maneuvers to catch up with the International Space Station. Particular interesting, is the part where Destin and Reid explain the “Homann Transfer” and […]

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EdX  aerodspace enigering

Free Aerospace engineering course on EdX

EdX runs a cool course: Introduction to Aerospace Engineering: Astronautics and Human Spaceflight The course is presented by MIT Professor Jeffrey Hoffman, a former NASA astronaut who made five spaceflights and the first astronaut to log 1000 hours on the Space Shuttle He teaches you the core principles behind space travel and exploration. The course […]

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