Rocket for schools. This is rocket science: Rocketry Basics

Rocket for schools. This is rocket science: Rocketry Basics
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NASA. Rockets: A Teacher's Guide with Activities in Science, Mathematics, and Technology. Johnson Space Center - Education working group, 38 pages.

This publication was developed for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration with the assistance of hundreds of teachers in the Texas Region IV area and educators of the Aerospace Education Services Program, Oklahoma State University.

Writers: Deborah A. Shearer, Gregory L. Vogt, Ed.D. - Teaching from space program, NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX.

Editor: Carla B. Rosenberg - Teaching from space program, NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC.

Special thanks to: Timothy J. Wickenheiser - Chief, Advanced Mission Analysis Branch, NASA Lewis Research Center; Gordon W. Eskridge - Aerospace Education Specialist, Oklahoma State University; Dale M. Olive - Teacher, Hawaii.

Brief history of rockets
Rocket principles
Practical rocketry
Rocket stability determination
Launch vehicle family album
Rocket timeline
Rockets for launching satellites and space probes
Rockets for sending astronauts into space
Concepts for future vehicles
Glossary
NASA educational materials
Suggested reading
Electronic resources

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