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Fly to Mars
This interactive activity lets you launch a spacecraft from Earth and see if it hits Mars. To do so, you need to launch the spacecraft at the right time, and the program calculates the thrust and direction.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Intermediate (3-5)
  • Middle (6-8)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Computer activity
Subject:
  • Space science
Technical requirements:
Flash player
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 2003, MarsQuest Online
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-004-979
Related resources:
This resource is part of 'MarsQuest Online'
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Principal Investigator: Daniel Barstow
TERC, Center for Earth and Space Science Education