Assessing the Accuracy of a Rocket's Trajectory Through Space – Multibody, Multi-Domain Physical Model in MapleSim – Maplesoft

Assessing the Accuracy of a Rocket's Trajectory Through Space

Since the goal of a rocket is to arrive at a particular destination point at a particular moment in time, understanding the trajectory the rocket will follow is an essential aspect of rocket design. Whether you are launching a satellite into space or lighting up the night sky with fireworks, an accurate trajectory is crucial in assuring the projectile is on target. Unfortunately, making sure a rocket adheres to its calculated path can be difficult, since atmospheric conditions such as wind and rain can dramatically change the rocket’s path.


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Model Images
  • model Model diagram showing the various subsystems of the rocket
  • Results Simulation results showing the rocket trajectory