The Dawn Mission: Ion Rockets and Spiral Orbits

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For this ion rocket and orbits worksheet, learners read about the spiral orbit the Dawn spacecraft took due to its ion rocket motor. Students solve 3 problems including finding the path taken by the spacecraft, determining the total path length, finding the average speed during its journey and determining the total distance traveled by the spacecraft.

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11th - Higher Ed
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