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The title says it all: this blog features physics videos found everywhere on the web: animations, demonstrations, lectures, documentaries.
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Saturday, 10 January 2015

How do Planetary Flybys Work?

NASA uses fly bys or gravity assists all the time, but what's actually going on? For more, including some links to mission proposals that take advantage of fly bys, check out my latest post over on Vintage Space.

 Title image via NASA. Music "The Coup" by AudioQuattro from Music Loops. Cheers to Jonathon Smith and JPL for the video.

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Amy Shira Teitel

 

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