Engineering

Piers Sellers

Piers Sellers
Piers Sellers in 2002
Credit: NASA

Occupation: Astronaut, Meteorologist

Year born: 1955

Research Areas: Climate Science

 

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Rockets

Space travel and exploration is, and has been for the five decades, one of the hottest scientific topics on the planet. We live in an age where we have the tools to physically explore regions beyond Earth; tools that require huge skill to engineer. One such feat of engineering are the ones that simply give a spacecraft enough force to escape the Earth’s gravitational pull: Rockets.


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