Essays Tagged: "Spacecraft"

Neptune, an overview of Neptune and its moons.

the Sea.Much of what is know today about Neptune was discovered in 1989 by the U.S Voyager 2 spacecraft during its 1989 flyby f Neptune. Neptune as compared to Earth is 3.9 times the diameter, ...

(4 pages) 93 0 4.6 Oct/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

The Mercury Program

y and hardware for manned space flight programs to come.NASA also had to find astronauts to fly the spacecraft. In 1959 NASA asked the U.S.military for a list of their members who met certain qualific ... was highly successful, achieving both of its goals. It paved the way for the nextgeneration of NASA spacecraft: Gemini.

(2 pages) 72 0 4.6 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

This essay describes the aftermath of the Cold War and competition that uprose between the USSR and the US, especially in the areas of the arms race, technology, and the space programs

th the launching of Sputnik, a Russian spy satellite, the U.S. government was made uneasy. With the spacecraft being launched, and the U.S. not knowing its capabilities, the U.S. felt threatened and v ... not far from production. Then 2 years later, Russia had the successful launch of Luna, an unmanned spacecraft that landed on the moon, and in 1961, Yuri Gagarin became the first man in space and to o ...

(4 pages) 309 3 4.8 Jun/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War

"The Largest Planet" This is a research essay about Jupiter. It includes unmanned missions to Jupiter and the general characteristics of the planet. It has 6 references.

d. All that we know of Jupiter couldn't possibly have come form just observation. Some have come by spacecraft passing by Jupiter on their way to other missions and some of the most comprehensive by m ... e last mission launched towards Jupiter is the Galileo mission. The Galileo mission consists of two spacecraft: an orbiter and an atmospheric probe. They were launched from the Space Shuttle Atlantis ...

(5 pages) 160 0 3.6 Jul/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

A hypothetical plan for a mission in letter form asking for a grant.

use the least propellant possible, we have chosen the Direct trajectory to Mars. In this route, the spacecraft leaves from the ground on Earth from the and directly flies toward Mars in a curved path. ... first ship will have the cargo, supplies, and equipment that the crew will need on Mars. The second spacecraft will be manned, and will launch after the Earth and Mars realign to the same trajectory ( ...

(6 pages) 50 0 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Loss suffered due to the travel in space.

Every spectacular spacecraft failure proves the same thing: Space travel is a tough, expensive, risky business. Comput ... t 1. Georgy Dobrovolsky, Vladislav Volkov and Viktor Patsayev die during re-entry of their Soyuz 11 spacecraft. A government commission disclosed that the three died 30 minutes before landing because ... on disclosed that the three died 30 minutes before landing because a faulty valve depressurised the spacecraft.1973 -- The Soviets launched four probes to Mars, but all were lost when defective comput ...

(4 pages) 70 0 3.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

"Career Paper" tells about becoming a drafter, what you should do, what is required, a bit about the field, etc...

s to build everything from manufactured products, such as toys, toasters, industrial machinery, and spacecraft, to structures, such as houses, office buildings, and oil and gas pipelines. Their drawin ...

(4 pages) 61 0 4.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Hydrogen Fuel --- the Future's new way of Electricity?

y? What could create a huge amount of energy with unlimited resources and clean exhaust? Fuel cells.Spacecraft have been using fuel cells since the 1960s, but most of these fuel cells create energy at ...

(2 pages) 75 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

The Possibilities of Space Exploration

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

They Beamed me Up! by Max Weber (creative essay)

ed characters were not men at all! For they quickly grabbed a hold of me and rushed me aboard their spacecraft that had been hiding in the distance. All very frightening at the time but, and this is a ...

(7 pages) 46 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

The Time Machine

, orange, and purple lights shot through the room; I looked closer and first believed that it was a spacecraft. I noticed a screen that read various dates on it. "Don't be alarmed, it is my work; a dr ...

(9 pages) 726 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Apollo 11 And Its Crew

ed in 1969. This is a report on the trip itself and its crew that made it all happen. The Apollo 11 spacecraft was manned by Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Eugene Aldrin.Neil Armstrong was born ...

(4 pages) 6 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Old To The New

as good as today's special effects, because now there's new computer technology. In today's films, spacecrafts and futuristic scenes are more realistic-looking, because they are images created by com ... . So they have been given more details than in the earlier or even the original films. For example, spacecrafts can fly and maneuver a lot better. Also in the past, sometimes it could take months to c ...

(1 pages) 915 0 0.0 Oct/2001

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

Lies In The Skies

United States claimed and broadcasted on television that they landed man on the Moon they lied. The spacecraft entered space however, it never made it to the Moon. The United States was involved in a ... ts who were involved in the NASA program, it is clearly evident that the United States never landed spacecraft nor man on the surface of the Moon. President John F. Kennedy shocked most people ...

(9 pages) 19 0 3.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy


ears in keeping the secret of the United States holding and researching extraterrestrial bodies and spacecraft - ever come forward. Never in five decades has a piece of hard evidence been found to sup ...

(1 pages) 10 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media