Re: Simple Satellite Game

From: Art Glick (omb00900@mail.wvnet.edu)
Date: Wed Mar 09 2005 - 09:43:15 EST

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    >Simple Satellite Game
    >
    >How long can you get a satellite to orbit the earth?
    >I've had one orbiting for an hour. Pure luck.
    >
    >http://www.colorado.edu/physics/2000/applets/satellites.html
    >
    >>The existing satellite is the moon, you have to add one yourself by
    >>vectoring it with your mouse and left-clicking to release it.
    >>
    >>
    >>Tim
    
    Yes, but can you even get a satellite to orbit the moon?
    
    Addictive!  What a wonderful way to introduce children to orbital mechanics!
    
    Best Regards and Clear Skies to all,
    
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