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Cratering the Moon Challenge
Preliminary Design by:
Ms. Schuster's Class
Sells Middle School

student drawing of spaceship with impactor

Expert response from Jennifer Heldmann:
This is a good start on the preliminary design.  Probably for your experiment you can redesign the experiment so you don't need any dangerous fuel injectors or jets/rockets.  What will your impactor be made of, and how will you measure the angle that it hits the ground?  Also think about a good way to measure the amount of ejecta that gets kicked up during the impact!


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