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NASA eClips™: Mass Properties
February 22, 2012

Target: Grades 9-12

Length: 6 minutes 8 seconds

NASA eClips™: Launchpad
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Learn how mass properties, such as weight, mass, center of gravity and inertia, affect how things fly. See how NASA compensates for missing components in a flight test article by using ballast to meet mass and center-of-gravity requirements.

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