Mb-6 Jet Propulsion

Aim

To demonstrate that a rocket can be propelled forward, by gas being ejected out backwards.

Apparatus

  • Rocket on a wire
  • Cart
  • Soda Bulb
  • Pricker

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Jet Propulsion Apparatus and Setup.

Description

A soda bulb is inserted into the back of the rocket or the cart. Since the soda bulb is filled with compressed Carbon Dioxide gas, when pricked the ejection of the gasses propels the rocket or cart forwards.

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