Getting from Here to There

an image of a highway between planets
  • Wednesday January 26, 2022
  • 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm EST
  • Matt Funke Solar System Ambassador
  • NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory
  • Audience: 8 and older
  • Curriculum Correlation: (3.P.1)(6.P.3)

Space is enormous, spaceflight is difficult, and planets are (relatively) tiny. How do we manage to get space missions to go where we want them to go? This presentation goes over some of the basics of spaceflight and how we manage to get around.

A diagram of orbits