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The Challenge: Make fireworks

How do we propel the rocket?

One of the crucial things about making a rocket is establishing how much force the rocket needs to take off and fly far enough to explode safely. For the rocket to be propelled, we need to generate a force greater than gravity.

First, we need to understand velocity , acceleration and force.

To find out what the rocket's velocity is, this equation is used:

where v is velocity, s is distance, t is time

Acceleration from a stationary launch would be as follows:

where a is acceleration, v is velocity, t is time

The force would then be:

where F is force, m is mass, a is acceleration