Samples "Astronomy"

Astronomy

How Astronomy Has Affected Our Lives

Since man became conscious of himself as part of a bigger world and universe, he has looked up to the stars and contemplated them. What are they made of, what is their purpose, why do they shine so brightly? Even though the stars are light-years away, over time humans have...

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The Birth of NASA

The purpose of this paper is to respond to the following prompt: What do you believe was the most important aviation event from 1930-1965? For this I have chosen the creation of NASA. “NASA stands for National Aeronautics and Space Administration. NASA was started in 1958 as a part of...

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NOAA or NASA?

The process of allocating limited funds to a variety of deserving scientific programs is difficult and controversial. The most recent U.S. budget (fiscal year 2016) prioritized NASA's space science agenda and NOAA's weather forecasting focus. NOAA's de-prioritized functions include maintenance of fisheries, maritime safety, climate research, and ocean investigations. Significant...

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Dr. Ronald McNair: Astronaut

When an American both overcomes immense hardships to become an esteemed scientist and dies in service to his country, it is only right that his achievements and sacrifice be honored. Carl S. McNair, older brother to Dr. Ronald McNair, completely fulfills this obligation in In the Spirit of Ronald E....

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Space Shuttle Endeavour

NASA has started using things called CubeSats to explore space. These extremely small crafts are cheap and light, offering new opportunities for space exploration. CubeSats also help NASA explore the physics of space. One advantage of CubeSats is that NASA can launch many of them. It is much more expensive...

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Are We Alone? Recent Space Projects

While there is a huge gap distancing us from the stars, it is high time someone launched a genuinely transcending project that would be brave and ambitious at a time. This proves human thrive to fly and explore the unknown. Photographing Alpha Centauri will show whether humans will ever be...

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Aerospace Industry and Soft Technology

The purpose of this paper is to take an in depth look at the importance of soft technology to the aeronautical industry in general. This includes Terrestrial Backhaul and the Network of Aeronautical Telecommunications, and Future Aeronautical Mobile Communication Systems. Terrestrial Backhaul and the Network of Aeronautical Telecommunications One very...

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Challenger Case Study

When discussing the Challenger tragedy and what led to the events of January 28, 1986, one must recognize that the media hype played a part in determining whether or not the launch would occur. The Challenger mission was the first mission to send a teacher into space. Christa McAuliffe was...

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