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Transit and Landing

Transit and Landing

 
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Author: Nathan Lampson
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This concept will go over how to calculate the rate of an object based on the distance it travels over time.

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Transit to Mars

Trajectory

The Mars Science Lab can't travel in a straight line to Mars.

The Trajectory of the Mars Science Lab can't aim for where Mars is - it has to aim for where Mars will be. The launch of the Curiosity rover also has to account for gravity produced by the sun and other planetary bodies that might affect the flight path.

Landing is Tricky Business

Landing Diagram

The Mars Curiosity rover is scheduled to land on Mars August 5/6, 2012.

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