[Blabber] Really cool interactive time-lapse of Rossetta spacecraft trajectory

Marco Romeny marco at mimecom.net
Mon Jan 27 03:44:58 UTC 2014


I wish I could gravity-assist my projects. My trials so far have just
resulted in broken pieces that I had to sweep up.
On Jan 26, 2014 8:13 PM, "Nickolai Belakovski" <nbelakovski at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Yup, the trajectory involves 3 gravity assists at Earth and one at Mars.
> Kind of crazy that it goes all the way out to Mars, then back again to
> Earth, then finally off to the comet!
>
>
> On Sun, Jan 26, 2014 at 2:04 PM, Konstantin Avdashchenko <
> konsgn at hotmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Is it just me or is that sattelite bouncing off the earth? did they
>> really calculate earth rotation in so that the earth's gravity could swing
>> it out into space?
>>
>> Science!
>>
>> ------------------------------
>> From: nbelakovski at gmail.com
>> Date: Sun, 26 Jan 2014 12:39:24 -0500
>> To: blabber at list.hackmanhattan.com
>> Subject: [Blabber] Really cool interactive time-lapse of Rossetta
>> spacecraft trajectory
>>
>>
>> Don't make the same mistake I did and just sit there watching it - the
>> whole infographic is interactive: left mouse button to rotate, scrool wheel
>> to zoom, and right mouse button to pan
>>
>> https://util1.estec.esa.int/rosetta/where_is_rosetta/
>>
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>> Nickolai Belakovski
>> Purdue University : Class of Dec. 2011
>> School of Aeronautics & Astronautics
>> Department of Mathematics
>>
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> School of Aeronautics & Astronautics
> Department of Mathematics
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