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To demonstrate how a parachute quickly reaches its terminal velocity.
Parachute pre-assembled to rocket, as photograaphed.
The parachute is thrown into the air attached to a heavier weight. It opens as it begins to descend, quickly reaching its terminal velocity.◙
David Auerbach, The parachute paradox, AJP 62, 1041 (1994).