It’s a question that has been plaguing scientists for years, but now we have an answer. No matter the time of day or night, rockets will have the same velocity if they are launched from two different places on earth and travel in opposite directions. This is because of how gravity works- it pulls one rocket down while pushing the other up. As long as they start at different times and go in opposite directions, their speeds will remain equal to each other! Conclusion: So, in short, this is a question that has been plaguing scientists for years and now we have an answer. It doesn’t matter when the rockets are launched or which direction they’re fired off in- as long as their starting point is different from one another then there will be no change to each rocket’s velocity! Join us next week when we discuss whether it would take less time for astronauts to get back home if they went on a round trip journey outside of earth’s gravitation pull. Until then..