Edit Mode, General

Edit Mode Now that you know the fundamentals, you may wonder how one can create complex, and often curved, shapes using these tools. Simply using duplicates of the default primitives seems far too tedious to create move complicated forms, and you’d be right.  For the creation of scenes with higher Read more…

Intro to Orbital Mechanics

Introduction According to Wikipedia, Orbital mechanics or astrodynamics is the application of ballistics and celestial mechanics to the practical problems concerning the motion of rockets and other spacecraft. In simpler words, it’s the field of study that allows us to calculate where and when something travelling through space will end Read more…

3D Course Prerequisite

Introduction to Blender 3D You might be wondering, why are we learning Blender? Aren’t there other software which are the “industry standard” for 3D modelling? Well, this is because, for our particular use, which is modelling for concept explanation, Blender offers the maximum flexibility at minimum effort, should you be Read more…

Rockets and Propulsion

Putting the “rocket” in rocket science Rocket engines are at the heart of every past, current, and near future spacecraft. The principle they work off is quite simple to understand. A conventional rocket engine combusts the propellant, converting the chemical energy stored in it into mechanical energy. This energy accelerates Read more…