Space Studies Tuesday: Experiments

OK, so the lesson reads kind of dry--science vs. engineering data, front and back end processing...  However, here's the exciting culmination of all of that:

It's interesting to see how simply studying the changes in radio waves sent from a probe to Earth can tell us about the make-up of the celestial bodies it passes by.  However, the biggest payoff of this section for the amateur space enthusiast is the list of resources in the last paragraph--magazines to check out and links to get educational materials from NASA.  I had a lot of these as a homeschooler, and they are detailed and great for self-learning or teaching.

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