Ep 480: Rockets pt. 2- Multi-stage Boosters

The vast majority of rockets are multi-staged affairs. Why is this? What makes this kind of rocket so successful? Today we look at the ins and outs of multi-stage rockets.

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Show Notes

Space Launch System
Space Shuttle system
Multi Stage rocket system
Tandem launch – Saturn V style (stacked on top)
Parallel style – Falcon 9 and Falcon Heavy and Space Shuttle (rockets on either side)
BFR (Big Falcon Rocket)


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