Essays Tagged: "Orbit"


Apollo spacecraft.THE FLIGHTSSkylab's 1st unmanned missionMay 14, 1973The station was launched into orbit by a Saturn V booster. Almost immediately, problems developed due to vibrations during lift-of ... dAstronauts;Charles Conrad, Jr.Paul J. WeitzJoseph P. KerwinThe crew meats with Skylab on the fifth orbit. After making many repairs, including deployment of parasol sunshade which cooled the inside t ...

(2 pages) 51 0 4.5 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

Computer Assignment, Computers in Education

l methods.Communications SatelliteA communications satellite is an artificial SATELLITE placed into orbit around the Earth to facilitate communications on Earth. Most long-distance radio communication ...

(2 pages) 121 1 3.8 Mar/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

"The Andromeda Strain" by Michael Crichton, a science fiction book

ific mission tofind life in the extreme outer limits of the atmosphere. Many satellites areput into orbit, and most are lost or come back with nothing. Then, with theseventh satellite, the get somethi ...

(4 pages) 79 0 4.6 May/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Day the World Turned Black

They start their adventure by taking off in a space shuttle destined for outer space. As they reach orbit they witness the most amazing thing that any of them have ever seen. They watched the sun bein ...

(4 pages) 54 0 4.2 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories


is necessary to go back to some basic atomicconcepts. In the simplest model of the atom, electrons orbit a central nucleus, composedofprotons and neutrons. each electron carries one negative charge a ... t is electrically neutral. The electrons have discrete kineticenergylevels, which increase with the orbital radius. When atoms bond together to form a solid,theelectron energy levels merge into bands. ...

(4 pages) 61 0 4.0 May/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Our Solar System

is necessary to go back to some basic atomicconcepts. In the simplest model of the atom, electrons orbit a central nucleus, composed ofprotons and neutrons. each electron carries one negative charge ... is electrically neutral. The electrons have discrete kinetic energylevels, which increase with the orbital radius. When atoms bond together to form a solid, theelectron energy levels merge into bands ...

(4 pages) 101 0 5.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

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

part of life on earth. We are in the exact position in the sun's gravitational field to keep us in orbit and keep life ongoing on our planet. Gravity is a downward force on any body of mass, the larg ... have a stronger gravitational pull. It had been previously proven that the earth and other planets orbited around the sun. Because the sun was the largest body in the solar system, Newton concluded t ...

(5 pages) 105 0 5.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Oceanography

When people go up into space, many will immediately get space sickness. This essay will reveal some of the symptoms and the measures that can be taken to control it.

was around his own wrist. Another astronaut reported a strange experience when he woke upone day in orbit. As he opened his eyes the room was rotating around him!In space the vestibular system doesn't ... ype of motion sickness. Most astronauts experience this effect of space flight. After aday or so in orbit most astronauts get over these symptoms and are able to work effectively for the rest of the m ...

(4 pages) 90 1 4.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

The Effects of Space Exploration on Modern Society

on technologies to see who could win the space-race. Artificial satellites, a man made device that orbits around Earth or other planets, came along at about 1951, when the Russians launched "Sputnik ... round Earth or other planets, came along at about 1951, when the Russians launched "Sputnik 1" into orbit around Earth. Since then, satellites have developed technologically and now they are so widely ...

(4 pages) 121 1 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

Living and Working in Space.

careful planning and an understanding of how the human body reacts to the conditions experienced in orbit of the Earth allow astronauts to safely live, work and travel in space.The aim of this report ... , urinal funnels, wet wipes, dry wipes, tissues, disposable gloves and emesis bags. For each day in orbit, an astronaut typically has two washcloths and one towel for his personal use.All personal hyg ...

(9 pages) 77 0 3.3 Aug/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

How did the planets of the solar system come about? How did the atmosphere change and evolve through time? What where the major geological and biological events of Earth history?

o the Sun. However, the rotational motion continued, and the remaining dust and gasses continued to orbit this central body until eventually forming into the planets of the solar system. This is a sim ...

(2 pages) 86 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geology & Geosciences

What is a satellite? How can they help us daily / what is the purpose with satellites. How do they orbit? Satellite Power Sources

What is a satellite?A satellite is a small thing orbiting or circling a larger thing. The complete path it follows is called an orbit. The moon is a ... is a example of a natural satellite of the earth. Manmade, or artificial satellites are placed into orbit by rockets or space shuttles.After World War II, the former Soviet Union successfully launched ... 1951, into space. In 1958, the United States launched its first artificial satellite Telstar I into orbit. Since then, many more satellites were made by different countries and launched into space.How ...

(6 pages) 57 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

History of Qin Dynasty and the First Emperor Qin Shi Huang-di; the wall's purpose, facts about the laborers, and its building process. MLA format Works Consulted included.

Wonder of the World, and it is also the only man-made structure that can be viewed from the Earth's orbit, contrary to the belief that it can be seen from the Moon. Silverberg states, "It is a monster ...

(6 pages) 73 0 3.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Women in Combat. Show the naked truth that women who is known as soft senstive human can be very dangerous if question comes for her country's security.

tal change in warfare is happening right now. Autonomous sentinels on the ground, in the air and in orbit are probing with heat detectors, radar, cameras, microphones and other devices. Some can even ...

(2 pages) 66 1 3.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Resistance in a wire- good essay.

volts. Potential difference is caused by the unbalanced state of atoms. When an electron leaves the orbit of an atom it leaves a positive charge, this positive charge will attract any atoms that are n ...

(5 pages) 52 0 0.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

A Basic Understanding of Quantum Theory

t the common picture of atoms is that electrons circle around the nucleus. They each have a certain orbit that they stay in. When an electron is affected by a packet of energy called a quanta, it chan ... the original quantum theory. In 1905 Einstein said that energy changes occur when electrons change orbits. This came about while he was studying the photoelectric effect and he combined this with Pla ...

(2 pages) 68 1 4.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics


ore stars are present. In some double-star systems, the stars periodically block each other as they orbit, making the total brightness we see vary. These particular binary star systems are examples of ...

(5 pages) 116 1 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Short Summary Essay on the Big Bang

f elementary particles had cooled to 3000K, during which atoms began to form as electrons came into orbit around protons and neutrons. It was at this point the universe also become more and more trans ...

(2 pages) 58 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Report on the planet pluto

ct, Charon is the largest satellite relative to its planet in the solar system. On average, Pluto's orbit is 5.9 billion kilometers (3 2/3 billion miles) away from the sun.All the planets orbit the su ... orbit the sun in a path shaped like flattened circle. Of the entire planet, Pluto has the flattest orbit. Pluto's orbit is sometimes inside the orbit of its neighbor, Neptune. So for part of its jour ...

(1 pages) 58 1 2.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Two moons around Earth

e dictionary calls it a natural satellite is because it's a naturally occurring celestial body that orbits our planet versus a manmade object placed into orbit around Earth in order to relay communica ... moon. I'm sure that about 400 years ago when Copernicus also made the statement that now the Earth orbits the sun, many people argued the validity of such a statement. We may have discovered a new sa ...

(2 pages) 89 3 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy