Blog Posts Tagged "thrusters"

Holes in the Ship -- For Ms. Sutton's Class

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Hello from the JR science team and crew to Ms. Sutton and her students in Beaufort!  We're nearing the end of our two-month expedition and we're headed home -- or at least to Honolulu.  The last time we saw land was on the 10th of March and almost everyone is ready to get off the ship. 

Trust the Thrusters

No anchors, a needle on a string, we need thrusters!

If you want to approximate the difficulty of drill hole re-entry with the drill string you could try the following set up. Warning: You may have fun doing this and understand that this is only a model - A simplified version of the real challenge out at sea.