Awesome rockets

By mighty beans

Intro

ItÕs a bird itÕs a plane no itÕs a rocket. Do you know what the external tank is or how heavy it is?  Come learn about rockets in history, and read my fun facts read my cool conclusion, and look at my bibliography.

History

Do you know when it was made? According to Brian Marshal Russians invented the first liquid fueled rocket in 1903, which is cool. I think thatÕs great. I think the Astronauts can get to space faster

 

Do you know who invented it? According to Brian Marshall the German scientists. From World War 2 created the first rocket. That made it to space. I think thatÕs cool. I didnÕt know that at all I thought it wasnÕt that long ago

 

Do you know where it was invented? According to answers .com the first rockets were invented in China sometime between the 9th and 13th centuries. I wasnÕt born yet.

 

 

Facts

Do you know how heavy the external tank is. According to cool science facts the tank containing all the rocket fuel weighs seven times more than the space shuttle itself! That's a lot of really heavy fuel, and the space shuttle engines aren't quite strong enough to push the combined weight of the shuttle and the big bloated external tank up off the ground. ThatÕs heavy

 

Do you know where the next launch is? According to nasa, istÕs at the Kennedy Space Center. In Orlando Florida it is huge. ThatÕs far from Utah IÕve been there its really cool you should go there I even saw the rocket

This paragraph is about what the first rocket was called Colombia. Eagle landing craft. When was that? I thought Colombia was a place in South America and I thought eagles were birds not landing crafts.

Conclusion

This told you how heavy and what the external tank is and other facts about rockets.

 

Bibliography

 

 

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Bibliography

Source:

http://science.howstuffworks.com/rocket.htm

Author:

brian,marshall

Title:

how rocket engines work

Date of retrieval:

January 5, 2011

Brief Summary:

this article is about rockets engines.

 

 

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Bibliography

Source:

http://www.coolsciencefacts.com/2007/space_shuttle.html

Author:

COOL SIENCE facts

Title:

space shuttle

Date of retrieval:

January 7, 2011

Brief Summary:

The tank containing all the rocket fuel weighs seven times more than the space shuttle itself!

 

 

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Bibliography

Source:

http://wiki.answers.com/Q/When_was_the_rocket_invented

Author:

answer.com

Title:

When was the rocket invented?

Date of retrieval:

January 12, 2011

Brief Summary:

The first rockets were invented in China

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