This concept will introduce the concept of measuring the velocity of an object by creating a scale. In addition to measuring velocity using successive images, it will also identify that acceleration is when the velocity of an object changes over time.
The successful launch of the Curiosity rover occurred on Nov. 26, 2011. Transit from Earth to Mars takes 254 days.
The Rocket: Atlas V-541
Height: 58 meters (191 feet)
Weight: With the rocket, fuel, and spacecraft, the weight of the launch vehicle is 1.17 million pounds.