Essays Tagged: "Space Shuttle"

Day the World Turned Black

us individuals brave enough to find out what happened.They start their adventure by taking off in a space shuttle destined for outer space. As they reach orbit they witness the most amazing thing that ...

(4 pages) 54 0 4.2 Feb/1997

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


ployed by it, but by a country as well. This American organization is NASA, (National Aeronautical Space Administration), and although a very prestigious place to work, it is not free of its share of ... y questioning the ability of communication throughout NASA. The idea that a crucial element of the space shuttle, O-Rings, would pass inspection, although many scientists doubted the success of these ...

(6 pages) 107 0 4.5 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

Ronald reagan and his Presidency.

erica needed when he was presidnet.In the year of 1986 on January 28, in front of a live audience a space shuttle called Challenger blew up just moments after it's take off. The American nation was in ...

(2 pages) 167 0 3.5 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Space: Man or Machine?

Space: Man or Machine?For the first time in history, we have reached an area outside Earth. "In the ... first time in history, we have reached an area outside Earth. "In the past 10 years, with an aging space shuttle, a costly space station and missions mired in lower Earth orbit, the human program has ... shington Post) Over the years, NASA has developed amazing advances to help continue our research in space. Recently, the lives of seven men and women were lost in the Challenger tragedy. A controversy ...

(3 pages) 56 0 1.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Living on Mars

TRAVEL IN SPACE1. Explain the problems associated with landing people on Mars including (a) large distances, ( ... e about the amount of fuel to be taken, and extra fuel would also need to be considered in case the space shuttle looses some along the way.Food and Water would also be a big problem with travelling t ... upply of Oxygen that we know of, so people living on Mars would have to either walk around in their space suits and make sure that they have enough oxygen being carried around with them or they would ...

(5 pages) 100 4 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

G.I. Jane - A Hollywood Myth or Contemporary Reality?

and the demands of a full time job. We have seen women move from the kitchen to the cockpit of the space shuttle. From managing their homes to managing big businesses and have carved out a niche for ...

(6 pages) 56 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Discuss: The way in which technology now plays a vital role in archaeology

se cloud coverage. Imaging radar uses multispectral radar frequencies sent from something such as a space shuttle or satellite. The radar illuminates Earth with microwaves allowing detailed observatio ...

(1 pages) 34 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Archaeology


f gravity. Most people assume there is only weightlessness in a no gravity situation such as on the space shuttle. But what most people don't realize, if you are in a state of freefall you experience ... n a simulator. Although they don't physically experience weightlessness, they learn to maneuver the space craft in a weightless environment.

(1 pages) 24 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Death in Space

The rocket was getting fuel. As we put on our space outfits I wondered would this new space shuttle work. Would it reach the planet Mars. But then ... page of the newspaper and I knew I was ready to take the risk. As the my partners told me that the space shuttle was ready to go. I leaped in excitement. I climbed into the space shuttle. Took the dr ... Armstrong. After 20 minutes which seemed like 2 hours we were out of the earth atmosphere and into Space. I saw the earth and wondered would I ever be able to get back there.As we now made our self t ...

(3 pages) 57 2 4.6 Jul/2004

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


rikes a target area the size of a sand box. A factory worker creates precision parts to go into the space shuttle. A child listens to Row, Row Your Boat on the CD deck. What do all of these things lis ... heir use in mining operations? On Mars? Will we use them in conjunction with computers for detailed space flight? What can we expect from LASERs next? This is unsure. However we can say for sure that ...

(9 pages) 9 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Sonic Booms

nic boom is usually caused by an airplane flying very fast (Griffy 593). It can also be caused by a space shuttle or even a car (Griffy 593). Sonic booms are also called shock waves (Stambler 124). An ... urt people (Stambler 123).Since the sound barrier has been broken, people are able to go into outer space (Stambler 123).Sonic booms are created by air pressure ("NASA Facts"). When an object passes b ...

(3 pages) 739 0 3.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


In 1992, traveling at a rate of 31,000 miles per hour a spacecraft made its last pass by the moon before continuing on its journey. This mission with it's 2 ... on dollar plus price tag was being called by NASA the "most ambitious interplanetary mission of the space-shuttle era" with it's destination being the "most exotic and fascinating of the outer p ... lating the orders of the Inquisition. That scientist was Galileo Galilei after whom NASA named its' spacecraft. Galileo was a devoted Catholic, a gifted astronomer, philosopher, and inventor. He was a ...

(14 pages) 24 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Building a spacecraft to travel to Mars

Spacecraft DesignOur task that we have been set is to create a space shuttle and create a mission to ... ty bedroom to prevent the astronauts muscle development and health. Many successful missions of the Space Shuttle Atlantis and Endeavour, these sizes are efficient for the use of this Shuttle design. ... efficient for the use of this Shuttle design. This has played a huge factor in the creation of the space shuttle. The Space shuttle needs to be very aero dynamic, to help with takeoff and fight. The ...

(4 pages) 9 0 3.7 Sep/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Discuss how the Author Tom Godwin uses "Cold" Imagery Effectively to Develop the Impersonalism of the Space Frontier in "The Cold Equations"

anding by the reader. “The Stardust had gone through the usual procedure, dropping into normal space to launch the EDS with the fever serum, then vanishing again in hyperspace.” (Goodwin 3). ... DS with the fever serum, then vanishing again in hyperspace.” (Goodwin 3). The vast expanse of space cannot be comprehended by the human mind, resulting in the lonesome feeling previously stated. ...

(3 pages) 2997 0 3.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Influential Technological Advancements of the 20th Century

this technological revolution touched every aspect of human life from electricity and automobile to space shuttle and landing on the moon; along with the radio, television and the special effect movie ...

(3 pages) 105 0 4.4 Sep/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

The roles of i-330 and o-90

ng. The story is actually a diary written by the main character, D-503, that is to be sent aboard a space shuttle to other planets in order to describe the greatness of OneState. The diary details the ... law of ethics based on addition, subtraction, division, and multiplication. He is a builder of the space shuttle, Integral, which will colonize other planets. D-503 spends his time with a woman refer ...

(4 pages) 2002 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Importance of Taking a Class in History

sailing the ocean blue to Thomas Edison's bright idea of the light bulb and from the invention the space shuttle to the first walk on the moon. I feel we are truly endeavored to the reading of an 'ol ...

(1 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Boeing: Planning Success

Company alone is worth 6 billion dollars. For years Boeing has been in charge of the International Space Station and Space Shuttle, and all the success of today is due to plans of yesteryear. Boeing ... Corporation. Boeing Corporation, named after founder William E. Boeing, is the world's leading aerospace company. William Boeing didn't grow up dreaming to lead the world in aviation, but he was hook ...

(5 pages) 31 0 5.0 Jan/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Management Planning & Decision Making

Management Planning Boeing

eing's strategic, tactical, operational, and contingency planning.Boeing is the most recognized aerospace company, and the largest manufacture of commercial jetliners and military aircraft known aroun ... tems, and innovative information and communication systems. Boeing is responsible for operating the Space Shuttle and International Space Station. With customers in over 90 countries Boeing is among o ...

(4 pages) 28 0 0.0 Jun/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Some essay

her a disruptive jump to perfection. Therefore we invent wheel, a horse cart, a car, an airplane, a space shuttle in a sequential order of iterative improvements over the existing technology, instead ...

(3 pages) 1 0 0.0 May/2012

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists