Essays Tagged: "launch"

Apollo 13 - Houston, we have a problem.

Apollo 13 (AS-508)Houston, we have a problem.The Apollo 13 mission was launched at 2:13 p.m. EST, April 11, 1970 from launchcomplex 39A at Kennedy Space Center. The space ...

(2 pages) 101 0 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Army Ants. Comparision between army ants and U.S. Army.

re so much like human beings as to be anembarrassment. They farm fungus, raise aphids as livestock, launch armies into war, usechemical sprays to alarm and confuse enemies, and exchange information ce ... ey do everything but watch television.' I am going to focus this report on the part of thequote, '..launch armies into war..,' which sets a metaphor of ants and our armies in today'ssociety. Ants have ...

(3 pages) 137 3 4.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology


'dry' third stage of the Saturn V rocket, the station was completely made as a workshop area before launch. Crews visited Skylab and returned to earth in the Apollo spacecraft.THE FLIGHTSSkylab's 1st ... earth in the 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 ...

(2 pages) 51 0 4.5 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

History of Space Shuttle Program

The shuttle, a manned, multipurpose, orbital-launch space plane, was designed to carry payloads of up to about 30,000 kg (65,000 lb) and up to se ... space shuttle mission, piloted by John W. Young and Robert Crippen aboard the orbiter Columbia, was launched on April 12, 1981. It was a test flight flown without payload in the orbiter's cargo bay. T ... and returned to earth.Despite such successes, the shuttle program was falling behind in its planned launch program, was increasingly being used for military tests, and was meeting stiff competition fr ...

(3 pages) 89 0 3.2 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

Paper on sport and facility management

n smoking" (p 336). Donna Shalala used the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia as the event to launch the antismoking campaign. Shalala was the secretary of health and human services. Invoking th ...

(2 pages) 144 3 3.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

The Wonderful History of Space Exploration In Depth

limpse of space exploration over the past 1,000 years. Space exploration all began in 1957 with the launch of the first artificial satellite. Then four years later, the first human went into space. Tw ... n weight. They also needed the satellites to be able to stand the vibration and acceleration of the launch. The problem, they needed to find the world's top aerospace engineers, and engineering facili ...

(39 pages) 420 1 3.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

Remote Sensing

taking place since 1947, and despite continued development in the field, particularly following the launch of Sputnik 1, it was not until 1971 that the United Nations began to deal with the issue. Thi ...

(7 pages) 79 1 3.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Changing Views of the Chorus in Antigone

ite noble yet mysterious tohis loyal subjects. They state such questions as: "what new plan will he launch?" and"Why this sudden call to the old men summoned at one command?" (Lines 175-178)These line ...

(3 pages) 92 0 4.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

The Internet

e first occurrence said to create a need for a large invulnerable network like the Internet was the launch of the Soviet Union Sputnik satellite in 1957. (Laursen p.1) This event had had influenced th ...

(2 pages) 58 0 3.0 Jan/2000

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

The Future of Computer Crime in America...

of a very sensitive and private nature on anything from IRS Tax returns, toTop Secret NASA payload launch information. Piled on top of that many times theindividuals accessing these information sourc ...

(3 pages) 97 0 3.5 Oct/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Neil Armstrong

was made up of David R. Scott and himself. In case of any emergencies with the two men before the launch, either physical or mental, a backup crew was made. The backup crew consisted of Charles Con ... docked-vehicle maneuvers, Evaluate systems and conduct 10 experiments.The mission was set to launch on March 15, 1966. Due to minor problems with the spacecraft and launch vehicle hardware the ...

(3 pages) 78 0 5.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

Report on advantages and aspects of advertising

Why launch an advertisement campaign?To start off, when your company is just becoming established in the ...

(6 pages) 440 2 4.6 Nov/1997

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Essay on "words as weapons" comparing Thomas Paine's Crisis Number 1 and Patrick Henry's speech.

seem unrealistic that thirteen colonies, made up of mostly farmers and craftsmen, would be able to launch such a great revolution against the world's most powerful nation. Two great patriots of this ...

(3 pages) 53 0 4.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Kmart, Falling on hard times.

sible location that are convenient to the consumer. Kmart has even made buying from Kmart easier by launching their website,, in which people can order their goods online. With the launc ... and improved on it. They offer larger stores with more selection, value and service. They have also launched online website in which to sell their products.Kmart is now having a slew of problems. Many ...

(2 pages) 181 1 2.3 Nov/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

To what extent does the role of President Kennedy during the Cuban Missile Crisis of October 1962 support the view that "We manufacture heroes simply because they occupy great positions"?

orld had come to nuclear war to that point in history. The Soviet military commanders were ready to launch nuclear weapons in their quest to defend Cuba and the armed forces of the United States was a ...

(9 pages) 245 4 4.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

Great Eastern Failure- The Curious and Mysterious World of Mr. Brunel. Launch of the "Leviathan" otherwise known as the "great eastern"

Great Eastern Failure- The Curious and Mysterious World of Mr. Brunel... Questions Answered!LAUNCH OF THE "LEVIATHAN" OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "GREAT EASTERN"Mr. BRUNEL has not been altogether u ... ailures; but no failure of his ever did so much to lower the reputation of English engineers as the launch of the Leviathan. Having first, by the construction of that enormous vessel, concentrated the ...

(3 pages) 29 0 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Essay on George Washington before he was presdent. His entire life, including wars, from his birth until he was sworn in.

asubstitute father. Lawrence Washington had married into the wealthy Fairfax familywhich would help launch George's own career.In 1748, while Washington was living with his brother at Mount Vernon, he ...

(13 pages) 158 2 4.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

Career option

eighteen. Hopefully soon I will be right next to a real detective to share the experience that will launch my career.The working conditions to be a detective are very different depending on where the ...

(3 pages) 221 1 4.9 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Operation Definition of "Organization Behavior"

in an institution. It studies both the behavior of workers and the management so that a manager can launch a management style, which can be best fitted to a specific institution. Since we all know tha ...

(2 pages) 126 2 4.4 Apr/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

"The Case" A Critical analysis of the article "Making His Case" by Karen Tumulty, "Attacking Iraq, Think Again," by Mark Strauss, & a speech on Oct 8, 2002, by Pres Bush.

re. There are three topics that both men address. One of these is the question of the right time to launch a military assault on Iraq. Another is whether or not Iraq could sustain the downfall of the ... ves that at this time there is not enough support from our allies, and if the United States were to launch an attack, we would be acting unilaterally (Strauss 6). He cites a poll taken in 2001 that re ...

(4 pages) 89 1 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science