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written by Loo Kang Wee and Aaron Titus
Lunar Lander
Developed by A. Titus
Easy JavaScript Simulation by Fremont Teng and Loo Kang Wee

The goal of these exercises is to control a primitive version of an Apollo lander and land on a target on the Moon using vertical and horizontal thrusters. The three thrusters can provide a constant force in the +x, ?x, and +y directions, respectively. Only one thruster can be engaged at a time.

Besides modeling the motion of the Apollo lander, the exercises are a "game" in which the user attempts to control the lander and meet the challenge of landing on a given target with minimal speed.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Astronomy
- Astronomy Education
- Solar System
= Earth
= The Moon
- Space Exploration
= Human Exploration
= Robotic Exploration
Classical Mechanics
- Gravity
= Universal Gravitation
- Motion in Two Dimensions
= Position & Displacement
- Newton's Second Law
Other Sciences
- Computer Science
- Lower Undergraduate
- High School
- Upper Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
= Interactive Simulation
= Laboratory
- Tool
= Code
Intended Users Formats Ratings
- Educators
- Professional/Practitioners
- Learners
- text/html
- application/javascript
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Rights Holder:
Loo Kang Wee
Type:
Simulation
Record Creator:
Metadata instance created July 9, 2018 by wee lookang
Record Updated:
July 17, 2018 by Wolfgang Christian
Last Update
when Cataloged:
May 28, 2018
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L. Wee and A. Titus, Computer Program LUNAR LANDER GAME PROGRAMMING (2018), WWW Document, (http://iwant2study.org/ospsg/index.php/interactive-resources/physics/02-newtonian-mechanics/08-gravity/806-picup-lunarlander-frem).
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L. Wee and A. Titus, Computer Program LUNAR LANDER GAME PROGRAMMING (2018), <http://iwant2study.org/ospsg/index.php/interactive-resources/physics/02-newtonian-mechanics/08-gravity/806-picup-lunarlander-frem>.
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Wee, L., & Titus, A. (2018). Lunar Lander Game Programming [Computer software]. Retrieved October 21, 2018, from http://iwant2study.org/ospsg/index.php/interactive-resources/physics/02-newtonian-mechanics/08-gravity/806-picup-lunarlander-frem
Chicago Format
Wee, Loo Kang, and Aaron Titus. "Lunar Lander Game Programming." http://iwant2study.org/ospsg/index.php/interactive-resources/physics/02-newtonian-mechanics/08-gravity/806-picup-lunarlander-frem (accessed 21 October 2018).
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Wee, Loo Kang, and Aaron Titus. Lunar Lander Game Programming. Computer software. 2018. Simulation. 21 Oct. 2018 <http://iwant2study.org/ospsg/index.php/interactive-resources/physics/02-newtonian-mechanics/08-gravity/806-picup-lunarlander-frem>.
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