Ideal rocket simulator
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CodeLongAndPros (1587)

This is a bit of math and turtles, in python, to simulate the ideal flight of a rocket.

The function assumes that there is no air resistance, the rocket is massless, and that application of thrust is at t=0.

If you actually want to launch a rocket, do not use this.

The x value is one order of magnitude greater that the returned value for the purpose of graphing. The Y-axis is not distorted.

The red line is when the rocket is falling. The green line is when the rocket is ascending.

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codeitfast (56)

if you want the turtle to go faster, you will want t.speed(100) to be t.speed(0). It is the fastest possible turtle speed (except for goto).