Essays Tagged: "Space exploration"

The Wonderful History of Space Exploration In Depth

sat in bed at night, staring up at the thousands and thousands of stars up in the dark, black sky? Space exploration, is the exploration of space, meaning it is the study of planets, stars, and explo ... is the exploration of space, meaning it is the study of planets, stars, and exploring new things in space. Thinking back into the ancient days, people used to dream and imagine that they could explore ...

(39 pages) 420 1 3.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

Enchantress from the Stars, by Sylvia Louise Engdahl

perspective through speculation about the future as related to the past with particular emphasis on space exploration"II.The theme of this story involves the issue of clashing cultures. The stronger c ... cal book. The author herself in the preface says, "The locale of this story can be fixed neither to space or in time. Perhaps it is the planet earth-then again perhaps not..." This timeless placeless ...

(5 pages) 44 1 4.2 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Effects of Space Exploration on Modern Society

Space exploration has been increasing greatly in the last 50 years. It has allowed us to understand ... urces to provide us with enough food, but alternate solutions are needed. The Cold War was when the space exploration significantly advanced, with the political competition between U.S.A and the U.S.S ... .A and the U.S.S.R., where the two nations invested highly on technologies to see who could win the space-race. Artificial satellites, a man made device that orbits around Earth or other planets, came ...

(4 pages) 121 1 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

Space Exploration. Is space exploration worth it? How Mars can help people if it was terraformed.

Space ExplorationThe limitless region of outer space lies before us, awaiting discovery and explorat ... er space lies before us, awaiting discovery and exploration, but there is concern about the cost of space exploration. Although it does cost a lot of money, the long-term advantages of space explorati ... r the future. Also, the population of the Earth is growing and overpopulating quickly. With further space exploration we may be able to find a way to terraform Mars or the moon. This would allow us to ...

(2 pages) 111 0 3.8 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

Uses of space in the 21st Century.

Many people are unaware of just how much space exploration affects them everyday. When people plan their day, or holiday, and want to know wh ... ves of ordinary people by investigating the planets and stars around us, for up to 36, 500 km away. Space exploration also affects diplomacy and sometimes helps prevent wars, as military satellites ca ... appen to our planet, or if it gets over-crowded. Someday we might have developed an incredibly fast spacecraft that can transport a vast number of people to planets beyond Pluto, to a different solar ...

(4 pages) 61 0 4.4 Jun/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Paper about the apollo missions.

the beginning of what would be called the ColdWar. Several advancements were made by the Soviets in space exploration resulting in thesuccessful launching of the worlds first man made satellite in spa ... of the worlds first man made satellite in space, Sputnik, in 1957. The U.S.feared that with the new space technology developed by the Soviets they could spy on us or evenlaunch missles at us from oute ...

(5 pages) 52 0 4.6 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

The History of Flight

Did you know? A quick look at 100 years of aviation and space exploration:December 17, 1903: The Wright Flyer, piloted by Orville Wright, becomes airborne f ... the first U.S. satellite.April 12, 1961: Yuri Gagarin of the Soviet Union becomes the first man in space and the first person to orbit Earth.Feb. 20, 1962: John Glenn becomes the first American to or ... 976: The Concorde, the first commercial supersonic jet, takes off.April 12, 1981: NASA launches the space shuttle Columbia. It is the first shuttle to fly into orbit.Dec. 17, 2003: The 100th anniversa ...

(2 pages) 57 0 4.1 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Mechanical Engineering

This essay is about space exploration. specifically satillites,some of the Apollo missions and some of the mars missions.

Cole RheaCornelius, Myers1/27/2004SPACE EXPLORATIONFor years the people of earth have explored the final frontier.........SPACE. From ... anding a research craft on mars and sending satellites there and beyond, humans have been searching space. Let's see how we did.Let's start off with satellites. The successful launch of sputnik in 195 ... h satellites. The successful launch of sputnik in 1957 by the Soviet Union began an all out race to space. Launched in 1977 NASA's twin Voyager space probes studied space. Voyager 1 studied Jupiter an ...

(2 pages) 46 0 2.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

Astronomy in the 21st century. Describe the progress of Astronomy in the 21st Century.

are continually replacing the conventional ones for the sake of making the long, arduous process of space exploration more quick and accurate. For instance larger and larger reflecting telescopes have ... aining hundreds of billions of stars, is just one galaxy among many millions of similar "islands in space". In the second half of the 20th century, developments in physics led to new kinds of astronom ...

(3 pages) 125 2 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

The Arms and Space Race - What was really going on during the Cold War

es of America and the Soviet Union. This rivalry brought about the feverish development of arms and space exploration equipment so technologically advanced that it would change the world forever. The ... f that rivalry. They were the pride of each nation and the sheer chagrin of the other. The arms and space races were and are the lasting symbols of the greater rivalry between the two nations. Weapon ...

(8 pages) 116 1 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > International Organizations & Conflicts

Can the high costs of space exploration be justified? (A Speech)

Firstly, I would like to reinforce the fact that the benefits perceived from space exploration are highly overrated. These "hypes" are created by space agencies, who try to just ... ts of space exploration in the eyes of the public.As we all know, numerous resources are devoted to space exploration.Space agencies claim that they can alleviate the sufferings of millions of individ ... s will work. We are equally likely to find a solution to these problems on earth as we are in outer space. So why spend billions when we can do with millions?Ladies and gentlemen, we are not denying t ...

(3 pages) 54 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Space Exploration

Modern society can rapidly develop as a result of continual advancement of science and technology. Space exploration is the most remarkable event in all science and technology because it has ever bee ... ogy because it has ever been a dream to people. In order to let people understand more things about space exploration, I will introduce the history, development, achievement, benefits, problems and fu ...

(3 pages) 59 0 4.7 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Space Exploration

ry motivation to pursue our further expansion outside the confines of Earth. Science technology and space exploration are convinced that the alternative to expansion would be facing extinction.Space e ... em probable though not yet confirmed.Quite few resources have mentioned that by neglecting science, space research and exploration in particular, would lead to putting a great risk to the future human ...

(2 pages) 87 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

The Possibilities of Space Exploration

Space exploration has been booming in the past year. In years to come, it will dramatically increase ... mission to Mars will occur around 2015. In May, a probe will be sent to Mercury. NASA is sending a spacecraft to fly around Venus and Mercury, hopefully creating a map of the planet. In February, the ... ary, the European Space Agency will send a robot to land on a comet. In July, they will also send a spacecraft to orbit Saturn. Near the end of the year, NASA will launch a probe into the path of Come ...

(4 pages) 61 0 3.3 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

MARS about the life of mars

reason why we believe that the Red Planet might have once had or still does have life on it."Before space exploration, Mars was considered the best candidate for harboring extraterrestrial life. Astro ... osion channels is estimated at about nearly 4 billion years.Measurements from the 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft revealed that when the solar storm hit Mars, huge amounts of atmosphere was blown off the ...

(2 pages) 37 0 4.2 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Theories on the Origin of the Moon

rial "planet" along with Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars.Origin of the Moon Before the modern age of space exploration, scientists had three major theories for the origin of the moon: fission from the ...

(6 pages) 87 1 5.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Sally Kristen Ride First American Woman in Space

Sally Kristen RideFirst American Woman in SpaceBorn: May 26, 1951Our future lies with today's kids andtomorrow's space exploration.--Dr. Sally ... call for astronauts in the Stanford University paper. More than 8,000 men and women applied to the space program that year. 35 were accepted, six of whom were women. One was Sally Ride.After joining ... ht training so much that flying became a favorite hobby. During the second and third flights of the space shuttle Columbia (November 1981 and March 1982), Ride served as communications officer, relayi ...

(2 pages) 20 0 4.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Theories of The Origin of the Moon

rial "planet" along with Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars.Origin of the Moon Before the modern age of space exploration, scientists had three major theories for the origin of the moon: fission from the ...

(6 pages) 43 0 3.3 Nov/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Space Exploration

The age of space exploration opened in the sixth decade of the 20th century. In its first two decades, robot pr ... on. Probes have since gone on to explore the far realms of the solar system and beyond.Although the space age is still young, it is based on a long history of theoretical and practical developments. L ... history of theoretical and practical developments. Long before the enabling technology for entering space was developed, a theoretical basis had been laid by science (see astronautics). The key to spa ...

(1 pages) 63 2 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

Success through failure

lue. The failed Columbia mission and the Vietnam War are two such examples.The goal of the Columbia space shuttle mission was to launch safely into space, perform scientific experiments, and to land s ... ific experiments, and to land safely on earth. This was shat the crew and the people at the Houston space center attempted. This mission was successful until reentry, when the shuttle disintegrated wi ...

(1 pages) 34 1 0.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing