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Ever Wanted to be a Rocket Scientist? Learn the Rocket Equation
Jesse Rogerson, PhD
Canada Aviation and Space Museum
Apr 28, 2017
Ever heard the phrase "it's not rocket science?" Usually uttered when attempting to complete a task that, in relation to "rocket science," should be much simpler. Well, in this article, the Planetary Society's David Shortt gives a short introduction to exactly what rocket science is: the math, the engineering, and how we use it to get to space.