Bryce Harper, a student at the University of Queensland, has written a great article for us on the Osiris-REx space mission. this is Bryce’s second article for us at Mostly Science (his first was on skepticism). Check out his newest article below and also his blog by clicking here.Readmore
A reader recently asked us:
“How to spaceships fly in space when there is nothing to push against?”
Propulsion works following Newton’s 3rd Law: every reaction has an equal and opposite reaction.
Now with jet and propeller engines, they suck in the surrounding air and within the engine fuel is mixed and ignited with the fast moving air to produce thrust,Readmore