How Do Gravitational Slingshots Work? - Universe Today
Have you ever heard that spacecraft can speed themselves up by performing gravitational slingshot maneuvers? What’s involved to get yourself going faster across the Solar System. Let’s say you want to go back in time and prevent Kirk from dying on the Enterprise B. You could use a slingshot maneuver. You’d want to be careful … Continue reading "How Do Gravitational Slingshots Work?"