Rocket Launch

This simulates a 1-d Rocket Launch from the Earth's Surface. Click the "Launch!" button to test out the existing rocket model. If you'd like to vary the rocket parameters, you may do so by typing new values for the initial mass of the fuel and the exhaust velocity. (You may do this by typing values into the input boxes at the bottom of this page.)

Value for empty rocket mass [Fixed] (kg) Value for initial mfuel (kg) Value for initial mtotal (kg) Value for vex (m/s) Value for g (m/s2)
10000 9.8