Minute Physics has a knack for explaining complicated scientific ideas and principles in a way that the average YouTube viewer can comprehend. Even when they tackle rocket science, a term synonymous with complicated physics, math, and equations.

Now you're probably not going to walk away from this video ready to apply to NASA, but if you've ever wondered how rocket scientists calculate how much thrust and fuel is needed to get an object into orbit, this will be five and a half minutes well spent. [YouTube]