Essays Tagged: "space travel"

The Tragic Challanger Explosion

This paper looks at the Space Shuttle Challanger explosion in 1986. Paper comes with works cited page and an annotated bibli ... ge and an annotated bibliography Good research but some missing citesThe Tragic Challenger ExplosionSpace Travel. It is a sense of national pride for many Americans. If you ask anyone whowas alive at ... heyheard that Neil Armstrong was the first person to walk on the Moon. But all of the successin our space programs is overshadowed by tragedy. On January 28, 1986, one of the worstdisasters in our spa ...

(11 pages) 280 1 4.9 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Differences in Radio AM and FM

industrial manufacturing, processing, agriculture, transportation, entertainment, national defense, space travel, overseas communication, news reporting and weather forecasting. In radio broadcasts, t ... rrier waves, the waves that go skyward are not reflected. They pass through the atmosphere and into space. Although AM waves can be received at greater distances than FM waves , FM. waves do have adva ...

(3 pages) 90 0 4.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Kurt Vonnegut

Dictionary of Literary Biography).Kurt is often known for his science-fiction writing. Heoften uses space travel and technology within his novels(World Book Encyclopedia). Vonnegut attended CornellUni ... eSirens of Titens in 1959. This was a story about a playboymillionaire that is destined to become a space traveler.The millionaire man was taken to Mars. Some regard thisnovel as Vonnegut's best novel ...

(2 pages) 80 0 4.6 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The writing styles of 2 prominent british science fiction authors. Mary Wollenstonecraft Shelley and Herbert George Wells

Verne has written about man setting foot on the moon. When read by its original readers the idea of space travel was not a reality. It is now common knowledge that man has walked on the moon, and when ... ow common knowledge that man has walked on the moon, and when this novel is read today no longer is space travel considered to be imaginary.Skillful science fiction novelists brilliantly blend fantasy ...

(7 pages) 57 0 5.0 Oct/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Review of Article "studies of sleep in strange places"

ut a broad study about the sleeping patterns and needs of humans. It focuses on seven astronauts in space, a time isolation laboratory in the sea, and six thousand American's in their homes. All three ... dies are being done to help determine several things. What would the long term effects of long term space travel or life in space be on a humans? How are submariners affected by lack of non-artificial ...

(2 pages) 71 0 4.2 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

FIlm Analysis of Gataca, Concentration in ethics.

ve in, one only a very brief time in the future. It is a world where children are manufactured, and space travel in done in relatively normal daily wear clothes and occurs on a daily basis. This world ... st alter his physical makeup to match Jerome's and by doing so earns his respect. Vincent dreams of space travel and must use Jerome's identity to be admitted into the program. Once admitted he then p ...

(7 pages) 73 1 3.5 Feb/2004

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

This essay is an oppinion essay on why N.A.S.A.'s budget is not worth it and should be spent on other things

Space Travel is Not Worth itGiving NASA 15.5 billion dollars is ridiculous. All that money could go ... e and schools. Money would find a much better use here on Earth rather than sending a few guys into space. Instead of exploring Mars we should first explore Earth and try to fix some of the problems h ... h better education. A portion the well educated children would become Scientists for NASA and other space agencies. U.S. citizens pay more for health care than the U.S. government spends of education ...

(2 pages) 115 4 3.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

Motivations for Happiness: With Regards To The Planets of The Apes and John Mill

prove both classes of happiness motivations of John Stuart Mill.Captain Leo is very loyal to the US space travel operation, and when he was stranded on the foreign planet, he has a great sense of duty ... eat sense of duty to get off the planet and come back home. But let's talk about what happen on the spaceship in the beginning. When the astronauts use the monkey to explore the weird occurrence outsi ...

(4 pages) 33 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

H.G.Wells "The Time Machine" Book Report

ion, although in my eyes "The Time Machine" is the best science fiction book ever.Before airplanes, space travel and atomic energy, before freeways and traffic jams, poison gas and tanks and just befo ...

(3 pages) 52 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Frankenstein by Mary Shelley Is 'Frankenstein' purely a gothic horror story, or is it a precursor of modern science fiction?

ed and claims scientific discoveries and often deals with convincing technological events, such as, space travel or life on other planets.By taking into account the definitions of the attributes, you ...

(6 pages) 129 1 3.8 Jul/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study

The Andromeda Strain Michael Crichton

by renowned author Michael Crichton. The story takes place in the sixties, during the time of major space travel. It is a fiction work, but it deals with a real-life issue. That issue is the steriliza ... s with a real-life issue. That issue is the sterilization procedures of returning probes from outer-space. In the book a small group of scientists are worried that organic matter from a space capsule ...

(4 pages) 43 0 4.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Traveling to the Moon and Elevating the World

ou are free to dream and turn your wishes into reality. When America sent one of our own into outer space and on the moon, we opened a new doorway for the American imagination and established an even ... can imagination and established an even greater sense of national pride. More and more, the idea of space travel was prevalent in American thought. Science fiction entertainment sources began to fixat ...

(2 pages) 16 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Research paper on NASA (thesis and outline and work cited page).

When and where are they going?Would you like to travel into outer space or even go the moon? Many people dream of space travel, but you can't just fly there in a jet ... work by using oxygen from the air to burn their fuel. And of course there is little or no oxygen in space depending on where you're headed. Fuel cannot burn without oxygen. The only kind of engine tha ... on where you're headed. Fuel cannot burn without oxygen. The only kind of engine that will work in space is called a rocket engine. This is because it carries its own oxygen supply. This is also wher ...

(15 pages) 223 1 4.6 Nov/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

Commercial Space Travel

Space travel has made people dream about what is out there for years. Since the early days of scienc ... out what is out there for years. Since the early days of science fiction on television, the idea of space has played a growing role in popular culture. Those who have been lucky enough to visit space ... and seeing things only a select few have seen is very intriguing. With the idea of commercializing space travel on the verge of reality people are checking there bank accounts for the funds to fulfil ...

(4 pages) 55 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

Have We Been Tothe Moon Or Was It An International

tronauts from the radiation that they would encounter. Dr. James Van Allen, one of the most eminent space scientists and former head of the Physics and Astronomy Department, in the University of Iowa ... covered could not be passed through but because of the long term effects that weightlessness during space travel could cause for example atrophy and weakening of the bones also the affects of the cosm ...

(4 pages) 1034 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Space, Where No Man Has Gone...Yet

ns that the Earth may become uninhabitable to human life and many benefits that arise directly from space exploration. The major benefit may well be the ultimate survival of the human race. Some of th ... nd the control of humans such as disease or natural catastrophes. The major difficulty in exploring space is the practicality of space travel; as yet the human race does not have sufficiently advanced ...

(18 pages) 43 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Space Travel And Einstein's Limit

Deep Space Travel: Breaking Einstein's Speed Limit Einstein's theories of relativity state that y ... ny doubtful piers. This paper will be divided into 2 main parts. Rebellious Travel will be one (the spacecraft whose pilots have that lead foot and make Einstein turn over in his grave) which is also ... ast to the limits of known facts that travel than the speed of light simply cannot happen in normal space. Einstein also proposed many things that provided him ways to avoid being limited by his own s ...

(9 pages) 1428 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics


Space travel is as awesome as having no school because of a snowstorm. Safe travel through black hol ... eople. I have also always been interested in science and I wonder what it would be like to go in to space. Secondly, I would like to go ahead in time. I would like to travel to the future because I wa ... ’t come back to my life in the present and what if my life is miserable in the future? As I said, space travel would still be fun because missing a day of school and having the feeling of excitement ...

(1 pages) 352 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy


y do not understand Einstein?s theory of relativity and the many complications that are involved in space travel. More than 95% of people that have witnessed being abducted or that have sighted UFO?s ... f planets support life, and one tenth of a percent of life is intelligent enough to create means of space travel. Using these figures, the chances of a species on another planet developing space trave ...

(4 pages) 22 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

How does sci-fi reflect political, social, technological or even environmental issues.

oyage dans la Lune was a breakthrough in cinematography. In this film Melies gave the foundation of space travel. After a while people started to make films in which they measured the 'impossibilities ... ods with flying ships with deadly rays. This was mainly to underline the threat of an invasion from space, as a direct allegory to the Cold War. War of the Worlds didn't depict an actual nuclear war, ...

(8 pages) 33 0 5.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies