SPRING 2022

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Project 5

Square Root Functions

Hohmann Transfer Orbit

Using Square Root functions to determine the the Delta V requirements to move a spacecraft from one orbital altitude to another.

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Project 6

Linear Equations

Crew Module Design

Using Linear Equations to determine the mass, number of astronauts, the flight duration of a crew module design from Boeing.

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Project 7

Exponential Equations

The Rocket Equation

Transforming the logarithmic equation to an exponential equation solving for payload mass of an orbital rocket design from SpaceX.

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Project 8

Business and Finance

Return On Investment

Using the above three projects, a realistic space mission design to a Near Earth Object can be shown to pay for itself by selling rocks at Sotheby's.

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