Gravity keeps satellites in orbit

Dr Allan McInnes and Dr Adrian McDonald, from ...

Making a water bottle rocket

Geoff Searle, Head of Science at Shirley ...

Centre of pressure

This stable model rocket shows the centre of ...

Ātea-1 rocket

The Ātea-1 rocket launched by Rocket Lab has ...

Forward and opposing forces

Your forward force comes from pushing and ...

Rocket forces

A rocket has three main forces acting on it ...

Apollo 11

Lift-off of the Apollo 11 on 16 July 1969 ...

Space Shuttle

The first Space Shuttle launched on 12 April ...

Taking wing

Planes and birds are both affected by the ...

Statue of Sir Isaac Newton

Sir Isaac Newton (1643–1726) entered ...

Juno launch

This Atlas V rocket carried the Juno ...

Rocket roll control

Avinash Rao, a PhD student at the University ...

Forces on a kite

Flying a kite depends on the relative size of ...

Model rocket launch

A model rocket at the moment of launch. The ...

Making a balloon car

In the Balloon car challenge activity ...

Space Shuttle launch

Final launch of Space Shuttle Atlantis on ...

Becoming a rocket engineer

Peter Beck from Rocket Lab describes how he ...

Liquid rocket engine

A liquid propellant engine pumps liquid fuel ...

Ariane 5

Ariane 5 is a European Space Agency and ...

Solid rocket engine

A solid rocket engine contains fuel and ...

International Space Station

The International Space Station orbits the ...

Hybrid rocket engine

A hybrid engine uses solid fuel grain and a ...

New Zealand’s place in space

Mark Rocket, a space enthusiast, was an early ...

V-2 rocket launch

A German V-2 launched from a fixed site in ...

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