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ESA: Euronews | It’s rocket science!


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In this episode of ESA Euronews, we see how the European Space Agency are developing rocket engines.

The scientific principle remains quite simple: accelerated gas creating thrust through a nozzle. However, extrapolating that concept to the point where the rocket has sufficient power to lift people and satellites beyond Earth’s gravity and into orbit is far more complex. Don’t let anybody tell you otherwise, the manufacturing and testing process IS rocket science.

 

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