Essays Tagged: "Rocket"


engine (called the 'Locomotion'). George Stephenson designed this engine who then built the famous 'Rocket' that ran from Manchester to Liverpool in 1830. He won a prize of £ 500 for the Rocket ... egun and soon spread into Europe and America.Modern TrainsFrom the early days of the Locomotion and Rocket the steam engine grew in speed, size and power. Huge engines pulled trade goods and passenger ...

(1 pages) 56 1 4.5 Sep/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

The usage of stratospheric balloons. One old invention back on fashion.

e used:Aircraft - Maximum altitude, regular aircraft: 10 km. High altitude aircraft: 25 km.Sounding rockets - From 2-3 km to 1000 km.Satellites - Lowest altitude possible (due to air density): about 2 ... e ozon layer is the fact that it cannot be reached by means of planes or satellites. Using sounding rockets will transport the experiment to the ozone layer without any problems, but the time of conta ...

(1 pages) 91 0 4.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

"The Martian Chronicles" by Ray Bradbury.

illed by Mr. Xxx when the Martians assumed their ship and crew members were hallucinations.The next rocket lands in a shockingly Earth-like community. They find that those living there are dead family ... ts up to be with their own families, and are all murdered before the end of the first night.Another rocket is launched. The crew lands to find all martian life killed by chickenpox, apparently they we ...

(2 pages) 38 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Style of James K Baxter with reference to at least two of his poems.

BAXTER'S POETRYIn the poems 'Rocket Show' and 'Wild Bees' written by James K. Baxter, the style he uses is distinctive from other ... referring to the Original sin by its often called 'The Fall'.Another one of Baxter's early poems is Rocket Show. This poem is about a fireworks display held on an Otago beach in the 1940s. In Rocket S ... e to damage and therefore needs to be looked after and nurtured. The parallel structure between the rocket and love implies that just as a rocket dies out after its flight, a love relationship ends af ...

(4 pages) 30 0 5.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Time travel, einstein, theory of relativity.

to prove that relativity is a true we would need to conduct an experiment in which we would send an rocket with a person in it at 99.99% the speed of light then come back to earth and told us the info ... infinite amount of mass and need an infinite amount of push, or acceleration, to keep it moving. No rocket engine could do this. Also, in fact, as far as we know nothing can match, or exceed the speed ...

(4 pages) 73 2 3.3 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics


covered secret military bases on Mars. They detected that the Martians were building a huge nuclear rocket, and planned to launch it to earth. The humans sent their popular hero, Captain Smith, to def ... and planned to launch it to earth. The humans sent their popular hero, Captain Smith, to defuse the rocket. Captain Smith and his most brilliant sidekick Steven landed near the secret military base wi ...

(3 pages) 18 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

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 ... is his only dream to freedom. Andrew Noccol known as the director included various close ups of the rocket. This is to verify to the audience, that Vincent's only priority is to disguise himself as Je ...

(3 pages) 104 3 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

Current Event Articles

eached a maximum speed of slightly over seven times the speed of sound, or about 5,000 mph, after a rocket boosted it to about 3,500 mph.Huebner said it was the first time an "air-breathing" jet had e ... 3,500 mph.Huebner said it was the first time an "air-breathing" jet had ever traveled so fast. The rocket-powered X-15 reached Mach 6.7 in 1967."It's a great way to end, certainly all the sweeter bec ...

(18 pages) 153 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry


." I thought to myself. We followed our father down the next street from ours. Cory took off like a rocket."Come on, let's race!" he yelled to me over his shoulder.I stood up on my pedals and forced m ...

(3 pages) 61 0 4.5 May/2004

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

Talking Apes on Jupiter

so told Jim about the aliens.On 12th of December 2000 they went to the launching pad and sat in the rocket. It was comfortable. Jim and Kim liked it. Their rocket was launched at 11:00 am.First they h ...

(3 pages) 38 0 2.4 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing


t poets of Iran. His songs and poems are still very popular. His mausoleum, that looks a bit like a rocket, was built in 1970. We were not very excited about the outside, but what happened inside was ... lled Sang-é Shir. It has been built by the craftsmen of Alexander the Great.There is another rocket-like mausoleum in Hamadan. This belongs to the 10th century poet, scientist, philosopher and ...

(3 pages) 24 0 3.8 Jun/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Death in Space

The rocket was getting fuel. As we put on our space outfits I wondered would this new space shuttle work ... ted as each number was said the adrenaline over took me. As the word blast off came to my ears. The rocket fired up into the air I saw myself following the same footsteps as Neil Armstrong. After 20 m ... My crew started opening Champaign. The day came when we finally reached Mars. As we got out of the rocket and into a small shuttle. We landed on Mars. The door creaked open as I felt the atmosphere a ...

(3 pages) 57 2 4.6 Jul/2004

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

The Biography of Maurice "Rocket" Richard

Through recent historical scholarship and in relation to the documentary video 'The Rocket The... Man The Legend' a video based on the hockey player Maurice Richard contributes to our ... d French Canadians, for example the author claims, "it is hard to forget the impact of Maurice "the Rocket" Richard on French and English Canadians." The author shows how the French Canadian and its i ...

(6 pages) 24 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Defining "The Right Stuff" by Tom Wolfe This was an essay I submitted for English 102. The topic of the essay is a definintion of the concept of the "right stuff" as explained in Tom Wolfe's book.

ering up the guts to do it again and again. These pioneers lead America through the developments of rocket-powered flight and ultimately succeeding in breaking the bounds of earth and fly in space. Th ... uff. A good example of this is when Wolfe says the astronauts "had volunteered to sit on top of the rockets, which always blew up" (93). In fact, during the initial testing phases of the Mercury syste ...

(3 pages) 78 0 2.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Effect of Fins on Bottle Rockets and Notes on Fins

Effect of Fins on Bottle Rockets and Notes on FinsThe goal of the fins is to insure the stability of the rocket, by pulling t ... sure the stability of the rocket, by pulling the center of pressure (CP) at about 1 diameter of the rocket under the center of gravity (CG). To do that, we can act either on the area of the fins or on ... mportant.Minimizing the area of the fins is important because, if they enhance the stability of the rocket, the fins have a negative influence on the performances. They increase the weight, the coeffi ...

(2 pages) 25 0 3.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Science Essays

The Chinese and their love of spitting.

roat and disposing it on the pavement, classroom, train floor or wherever, and the aptly-named snot-rocket wherein they place one finger of a nostril and exhale with a fierce blow the snot in the othe ...

(2 pages) 271 10 1.9 Oct/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Treatment of minorities in a single-party state. Case Study.

king due to the relentless rate of desertification, and yet $3 billion had been earmarked to send a rocket sprorting the Chinese flag around the earth 14 times, using the same technology the now defun ...

(3 pages) 24 0 3.6 Oct/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

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

"The Martian Chronicles" by Ray Bradbury - Analysis

similar tales of different people. The Martian Chronicles opens with a Martian who has dreams of a rocket coming down from the sky containing humans. This marks the first interaction between man and ... 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

Murphy´s Law

s.Murphy´s Law has its roots in Air Force studies from 1949 when testpersons were strapped on a rocket propelled sled which was brought to an abrupt halt shortly after. Electrodes fitted to a harn ...

(2 pages) 682 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers