Essays Tagged: "rockets"

The Future of NASA

es terribly wrong with the world, it isexpected to advance tremendously. New, high-tech designs for rockets willmake them more environmentally safe. Rockets will also be recycled andreused. Systems re ... hem more environmentally safe. Rockets will also be recycled andreused. Systems retrieving parts of rockets that are today, left behind in space,will be created. Astronauts will be well on their way t ...

(1 pages) 122 0 4.3 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

October Sky: Challenges the Rockey Boys Faced.

y to make one fly anyways. But not Homer. He sought out a fellow classmate, Quentin, who knew about rockets for help.With Quentin's help the boys were able to make a rocket that flew, but this brings ... ugh the mine, thoroughly upsetting Homer's father, and causing the boys to be banned from launching rockets on company ground. This may not seem like a big deal, except for the fact that the company o ...

(3 pages) 45 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

"October Sky" by Homer Hickam.

bes Homer growing up in the small mining town of Coalwood, West Virginia. He became fascinated with rockets and began the BCMA (Big Creek Missile Agency), to make rockets and discover what made them f ... Homer Hickam wants to fallow his dreams and be successful in his dad's eyes, through the flying of rockets.Homer Hickam Jr. is the main character in the book October Sky. He grows up in a small coal ...

(3 pages) 125 4 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Loss suffered due to the travel in space.

failure proves the same thing: Space travel is a tough, expensive, risky business. Computers crash, rockets explode, probes miss planets and satellites smack into the atmosphere. And then there are hu ... ame the first man in space, but nearly died when his capsule did not separate properly from booster rockets.July 22, 1962 -- In an attempt to send the United States' Mariner 1 to Venus, the launch roc ...

(4 pages) 70 0 3.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

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

ple 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 Sputnik ...

(6 pages) 57 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Why Is Science SO Important?

from whalebone tools to digital objects? How have we gone from 'hoofing it' to using airplanes and rockets? It is because great minds expanded on what they already knew about the world to form more c ...

(2 pages) 53 0 3.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

The Benefits of Science and Technology

ing advances at an amazing rate. From telephones to the Internet, calculators to computers, cars to rockets and satellites, we are submerged in a sea of discoveries and inventions made possible by Sci ...

(12 pages) 467 1 4.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

The War to End All Wars and It's Superior

vious century. Branching from the military advancements of World War I, World War II ushered ranged rockets, stronger tanks, effective aircraft, and the atomic bomb. With countries utilizing every acc ...

(5 pages) 59 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Gattaca Analysis- FilmText

o a science". The first segment involves Jerome Morrow happily looking up through the window at the rockets being launched to space. For Jerome this is his only dream to freedom. Andrew Noccol known a ...

(3 pages) 104 3 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

Space Exploration

tronautics). The key to space exploration, however, lay in the production of the rocket engine (see rockets, missiles, and space launch vehicles), which made possible the lofting of objects beyond the ...

(1 pages) 63 2 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

The Teamwork Involved in "Halo 2".

ther what power weapon we were about to get. "I got the sniper; Jesse, I'll get your back. Grab the rockets." "Alright" I took aim towards the general location of the enemy's base knowing that their s ...

(3 pages) 13 0 2.3 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Aluminum and its properties.

used for are cans, corvettes and spaceships. Aluminum alloys form vital components of aircraft and rockets as a result of their high strength to weight ratio. Aluminum's strength is increased when ce ...

(3 pages) 39 0 3.4 Dec/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

20th Century Genius

al intelligence, and by applying the discoveries of his brilliant mind to pragmatic things (such as rockets and the atomic bomb).Einstein was enormously helped by the fact that he wasn't associated wi ...

(6 pages) 63 0 0.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Science Essays

Dealing with Injustice

reatures living on the surface of the earth. They have built computers, airplanes, automobiles, and rockets. But people do not always behave like the most intelligent living creatures. It is not unusu ...

(3 pages) 41 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Business in communist Russia: report on interview with elderly Lady.

r, her first job was one in the engineering sector where she and her colleagues designed models for rockets and later on produced the rocket itself. "At the time, the word discrimination had not enter ... aving a job. "Can you imagine? They were afraid that secret information from the mechanical sector (rockets, airplanes) would be carried abroad by those relatives", grandma says with a smile. This was ...

(4 pages) 44 0 3.8 Aug/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Long Island case

contained fireworks. The men were on their way to a celebration in Queens, and had brought several rockets with them to light up. As soon as the package hit the ground, it exploded. The explosion cou ...

(6 pages) 34 0 2.3 Oct/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Tom Clanceys' "The Cardinal of the Kremlin"

s the custom in his land, and fathered two children. But his wife and daughter were dead, killed by rockets fired from a Russian attack fighter. He believed his son to be kidnapped and shipped to the ...

(4 pages) 420 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A Life Worth Knowing: Isaac Newton

saac Newton, for without Newton's understanding of the laws of gravity and motion we could not have rockets and satellites? (Bevlah, Stillman, epilogue) Newton is worth knowing because he "laid the fo ...

(4 pages) 35 0 3.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

"The Martian Chronicles" by Ray Bradbury - Analysis

and Martian. All over Mars, people begin to hum Earth tunes and have strange dreams. Several other rockets from Earth voyage to Mars until finally, the men are able to survive and settle. The first s ...

(3 pages) 17 0 3.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Planetary Explorations:

ole, but if the facts are observed, one can see that almost nothing but good can come from it.Early Rockets:The earliest rockets came from solid fuel fireworks. The earliest solid rocket fuel was a fo ... Rocket fire-arrows were used to repel Mongol invaders at the battle of Kai-fung-fu in 1232 A.D. The rockets were huge and apparently quite powerful.Early Space flights:The history of manned space flig ...

(8 pages) 47 0 5.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Science Essays