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Space Flight: The Application of Orbital Mechanics
February 3, 2012

Target: Grades 9-12

Length: 35 minutes

This video details planetary motion or orbital mechanics. It explains Kepler's and Newton's Laws plus terminology including perigee, apogee, eccentricity, orbital inclination, launch window, etc.

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