Essays Tagged: "NASA"

The Future of NASA

The Future of NASAOne hundred years from now, NASA's space program will not be so faradvanced that people will be ... o alter life on Mars, so that people would be able to livethere some day.Some products developed in NASA's space program that we nowincorporate in our daily lives include the vacuum cleaner, pacemaker ... the world while they are actually in outer space. Ingeneral, there is a bright future in store for NASA, with new and advancedtechnology waiting around the bend of the twenty-first century.

(1 pages) 122 0 4.3 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

History of Space Shuttle Program

nts saw it as a major advance in the practical exploitation of space. Others, however, worried that NASA was placing too much reliance on the shuttle, to the detriment of other, unmanned vehicles and ... r secretary of state William Rogers and former astronaut Neil Armstrong placed much of the blame on NASA's administrative system and its failure to maintain an efficient system of quality control.In t ...

(3 pages) 89 0 3.2 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

a persuasive essay on censorship of the Internet

themselves rapidly and efficently. Groups like the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines,Coast Guard, and NASA all used the internet to communicate, and still do today.One of the keypoints that make the int ...

(1 pages) 189 2 1.7 Jan/2000

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

"My Favorite Martian" This is a research paper about Mars and possible manned flights to the planet. It includes five references.

s have indicated that this is the direction we are moving or want to move. President Bush directed NASA to plan a human landing on Mars by the year 2020. (4) "MEN will be walking on Mars within 20 ye ... man landing on Mars by the year 2020. (4) "MEN will be walking on Mars within 20 years, the head of NASA predicted in May 2001." (1) These bold statements led to the development of a space initiative. ...

(5 pages) 108 0 4.3 Jul/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy


by not only those who are employed by it, but by a country as well. This American organization is NASA, (National Aeronautical Space Administration), and although a very prestigious place to work, i ... work, it is not free of its share of wrongdoing and counter productive ways. Ten years ago (1986), NASA was faced with its biggest catastrophe, The Challenger Explosion. This preventable event , whi ...

(6 pages) 107 0 4.5 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

Women's Contributions to Aeronautics and Space: Historical Milestones

When NASA was chartered in 1958, women had begun to make their mark, notjust in support roles, but also, ... tribution of women to the mission of the National Aeronautics andSpace Administration dates back to NASA's predecessor, the National AdvisoryCommittee for Aeronautics (NACA). The contribution of women ... y, as well as a pilot's license. Unfortunately, there was still an obstacle toJuarez6Lucid's dream: NASA only accepted men on its astronaut-training program. But she didnot give up hope and eventually ...

(9 pages) 70 0 4.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

ORIGEN DE LA VIDA. ¿Cuando se originó la vida y como?. Jean Baptiste Van Helmont. Louis Pasteur

a......Duplicando las condiciones del frió espacio interestelar los científicos de la NASA relatan en un artículo publicado(30/1/2001) en que obtuvieron estructuras que semejan a ...

(4 pages) 22 0 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

Title :Evaluate Hardware Devices and Recomend solutions for datacomm Scenarios - this essay has two parts and has bibliography

IntroductionAround 50 years ago only scientists such as the people of NASA owned a computer.It was said by the president of Digital Equipment Corporation in 1977 " There ...

(8 pages) 149 0 3.9 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

This is an essay I did on explaining how gravity works as well as how it effects the tides... How high tide and low tide work

e attraction between objects and the Earth. It is the attraction that exists between all objects". (NASA gravity 2000) Gravity is a very essential part of life on earth. We are in the exact position i ... he gravity of the moon is about 1/6 that of the Earths. ( Earths is 9.8 kg/N the Moons is1.6 kg/N) (NASA Gravity) To determine the weight of someone, you would multiply their mass by the gravity of wh ...

(5 pages) 105 0 5.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Oceanography

Space turism. If you've ever dreamed of going to space and doing what only a few hundred people have done, then read on.

and tickets are going for a mere $20 million for a one-week stay in space. Despite reluctance from NASA, Russia made American businessman Dennis Tito the world's first space tourist. Tito flew into s ... n due to delays in payment. Probably the most incredible aspect of this proposed space tour is that NASA was in favor of it. These trips are the beginning of what could be a lucrative 21st century ind ...

(5 pages) 155 2 4.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

A hypothetical plan for a mission in letter form asking for a grant.

Dear Mr. Bill Gates:As you may already know, I am the director of NASA's Project Mars. After years of research, my colleagues and I have developed a preliminary plan ... afety issue. VASIMR is currently being researched by the Advanced Space Propulsion Laboratory under NASA, and a test is scheduled for 2004 (Mission).The crew will consist of only four people. We think ... members will most probably live inside TransHab, an inflatable habitat currently being developed by NASA. This three-floor prototype includes a kitchen and dining area, a crew quarters where the crewm ...

(6 pages) 50 0 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

NASA - Their current public relations problems explained.

NASA's Public Relations ProblemAt 8:00 AM CDT on February 1, 2003, all communications were lost ... f 207,135 feet traveling at approximately Mach 18.3 at the time of the accident. Do you think that NASA was thinking about public relations at a time like this? I, naïve as I tend to be, do not thi ... o. Space flight is an extremely risky business. In that regard, I don't necessarily believe that NASA, a government agency, utilizes an integrated marketing communications program per se, but NASA ...

(6 pages) 263 1 4.7 Jul/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Rocket Launch Protfolio.

k 17 February 2003By: Ronald K. Ellis IIIThe Rocket LaunchAs the shuttle STS-82 lifted off from the NASA launching pad at Cape Canaveral, Mission Control in Houston was receiving the following data ab ...

(2 pages) 23 0 3.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Organizational Behavior MGT/331.

t also explores the reasons behind the failure of organizational change efforts.The second article "NASA 'Culture' to Blame Shuttle Report: 'Ineffective' NASA Leadership at Fault in Columbia Tragedy" ... Fault in Columbia Tragedy" by Paul Recer, analyzes internal problems and the organizational culture NASA, the world's largest space organization.Organizational CultureWhat is the culture of an organiz ...

(4 pages) 471 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Conceptual Rocket Propulsion Systems.

is due partly because of the sheer time it takes to travel using present-day technology. Currently, NASA is working on many types of propulsion systems for tomorrow. Of these, matter-antimatter, nucle ... nd antimatter would be needed to supply the engine. Although this technology is still decades away, NASA officials are very optimistic for this type of propulsion. The problems facing scientists are h ...

(3 pages) 59 1 3.9 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering

Space: Man or Machine?

ing of spectacular feats of engineering and technological skill." (Washington Post) Over the years, NASA has developed amazing advances to help continue our research in space. Recently, the lives of s ... ed program has had major setbacks.....Between 1993 and 2001, in fact, about one in five missions in NASA's Space Science division were failures." (Washington Post) Even though we have new technologies ...

(3 pages) 56 0 1.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Lunar Bases.

t.Some people now who have more money than they know what to do with are looking to the moon again. NASA thinks it would be interesting to have the moon be a tourist place, but they have more emphasis ...

(1 pages) 24 0 2.4 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Study notes, data, statistics on planets, astronomical beings, the greenhouse effect

hint of biology, on an Earth-size planet 30 light years away.*It's a bold promise, considering that NASA and the European Space Agency are still a dozen years away from even attempting a Terrestrial P ... attempting a Terrestrial Planet Finder (TPF) that could barely see such worlds as tiny specks.*One NASA concept envisions a spaceborne array of 20 telescopes, each 26 feet in diameter separated by as ...

(7 pages) 81 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Our Future on Mars

and advancements in technology have enabled humans to obtain more information from the red planet, NASA and Washington, DC have announced several new missions that it plans to send out to Mars within ... ther analysis.In the same year, the Scout Mission is a proposed idea that is under consideration by NASA. ?Exciting new vistas could be opened by means of this innovative approach, either through obse ...

(3 pages) 67 0 4.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

This is an opinion essay on why space exploration is worth spending 15 billion dollars on it

NASA's Budget is Worth ItThe large budget given to NASA is worth it. With the space program we gain ... sorts of thing about our planet, like air pressure and ocean water temperature. The technology that NASA has developed helps us in everyday life. Satellites relay TV and communications signals. Inform ... space suits helped scientists create better home insulation for those cold nights. Another way that NASA based technology develops helps us is found in the suits that astronauts wear in space. These s ...

(2 pages) 63 0 3.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Space