In this illustrated math challenge, students use the mathematical constant pi to calculate how long it will take an Earth satellite to image the entire planet.
In this illustrated math challenge, students use the mathematical constant pi to calculate how long it will take an Earth satellite to image the entire planet.
In this illustrated math problem, students use the mathematical constant pi to find out how far the Juno spacecraft travels in its highly eccentric orbit about Jupiter.
In this illustrated math problem, students use the mathematical constant pi to find out how far the Juno spacecraft travels in its highly eccentric orbit about Jupiter.
How much does a spacecraft need to slow down to get into orbit around Jupiter? Students use the mathematical constant pi to find the answer in this illustrated math problem.
How much does a spacecraft need to slow down to get into orbit around Jupiter? Students use the mathematical constant pi to find the answer in this illustrated math problem.
In this illustrated math problem, students use the mathematical constant pi and Kepler's third law to find out when a Saturn orbiter will make its mission-ending plunge into the ringed planet.
In this illustrated math problem, students use the mathematical constant pi and Kepler's third law to find out when a Saturn orbiter will make its mission-ending plunge into the ringed planet.
Students develop spreadsheet models that describe the relationship between the mass of a spacecraft, the force acting on the craft, and its acceleration.
Students develop spreadsheet models that describe the relationship between the mass of a spacecraft, the force acting on the craft, and its acceleration.