|Space Place: Launch a Rocket from a Spinning Planet!|
This playground demonstration (using a merry-go-round) shows angular momentum and why rockets are launched in a certain direction and at a certain time. From a moving merry-go-round, participants attempt to throw small balls into a basket on the ground. It includes an explanation, with animated graphics.
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DLESE Catalog ID: NASA-ESERevProd-000-000-000-377
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