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Projectile and Satellite Orbits

Projectile and Satellite Orbits

A simulation to show the orbit an object will make defined by specific parameters.


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Barbara Gaal
Barbara Gaal (Student)
19 years ago
This site is informative.

Technical Remarks:

The world image took a long time to download. The cartoons are good
Victor Pantoja
Victor Pantoja (Student)
19 years ago
Interesting site to learn how satellites orbit the earth. Although it does not
give too much information, and it does not apply to information technology at

Technical Remarks:

The java applet was really cool.
Heather Putigna
Heather Putigna (Administrator)
19 years ago
Nice website. Like the animation on the website. It also had some good
Susan Treble
Susan Treble (Student)
19 years ago
This site lacked any important information about information technology. While
it is more of a physics site, I thought it even lacked enough information to
explain to concept of projectile orbits.
Nirav Shah
Nirav Shah (Student)
19 years ago
I think this is not an information technology site rather it is Physics things.
I spent few minutes with it was kind of fun to watch how Satellite orbits work.

Scott Goult
Scott Goult (Student)
19 years ago
This site was not very educational or interesting, but it did occupy about 3
minutes of my time playing with it. This site is basically a joke.
James Chapko
James Chapko (Student)
19 years ago
A rather interesting site that demonstrates the basic physics required to keep
satellites in orbit. However, no mention is made about how this site is related
to Information Technology.
Gene Doffin
Gene Doffin (Student)
19 years ago
Provides some information on satellite orbits and an applet to test the starting
velocity of an object circling the earth. It has some physics information
regarding this as well.