Nigerian satellites

Physics SSS3 Second Term


Nigerian satellites

Performance Objectives

Students should be able to;

  1. Identify the component parts of rockets and satellites
  2. Describe the function of rockers and sat ellites
  3. State the uses of rockets and satellites.

Components of rockets


A rocket is a vehicle that obtains its thrust by ejecting a stream of fast-moving fluid through its rear end. Rockets are used for various purposes such as for fireworks, as weapons and in space exploration. They are also used to launch artificial satellites into space.

The motion of a rocket is an application of Newton s Second and Third Laws of motion. We learnt that when the fuels in the combustion chamber.... View More

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