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    George W. Bush made many declarations about space exploration while he was in office, but they following year after Obama took over many of those declarations were axed. This brings up the question whether or not we as a country should or should not be investing in space exploration. There are certain people that seek to shut down space exploration because it costs too much money, but what they don’t know is that the government gained a lot of information from the original moon landing and have…

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    complexity of space is something that leaves many in awe: such an intriguing and perplexing mystery deserves the utmost thought and consideration when making decisions about its future. There are a multitude of issues to be deliberated about the direction of space exploration. The space program is extremely beneficial; however, the effects on the economy, foreign affairs, and environment should be considered before exploring space. There are several varying perspectives on how space…

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    Long time ago space exploration was only a dream, people saw this as something impossible and far away from reality, but that dream became true. After many failures and mistakes humans were able to travel to space, as it is described by The Aerospace Corporation (n.d.) “Russian Lt. Yuri Gagarin became the first human to orbit Earth in Vostok 1. His flight lasted 108 minutes, and Gagarin reached an altitude of 327 kilometers.” This first trip opened people eyes and make them believe that there…

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    Autonomous technology has always been an important part of space exploration. Spacecraft can be fully autonomous or can work in collaboration with human operator on earth. All space exploration vehicles needs to be at least partly autonomous because of the distance that separates it from the nearest space station. Far distances mean that communication with the vehicle will always be delayed, therefore the vehicle won’t be able to react to sudden changes. For example, it takes 14 minutes for a…

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    Continuance of Space Exploration The idea of space travel has fired the imaginations of people for hundreds of years. From the publication of Jules Verne’s book, From the Earth to the Moon, in 1865 to the recent release of the movie, The Martian, space travel has held a special place in the hearts of human beings. However, unlike so many other fictional sciences, modern humans actually have the capability to travel through space! Unfortunately, some skeptics say that space exploration is a…

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    idea of space exploration was initiated a very long time ago. In the time when people did not have resources and knowledge to build something that shall let them have a start point. Curiosity to unknown is leaking inside us throughout the humanity. Wondering what is up there has always been a shaking thought for astronomers and scientist. As for today we have already achieved a multiple tasks which led us to a bigger endeavors. But what lies behind our success? The space exploration has…

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    When it comes to the United States, space exploration has always been a strange and peculiar subject. It seems everybody has an opinion on whether or not the billions of dollars the government is spending on funding towards NASA has been beneficial towards the wellbeing of the country. President-elect, Donald Trump, just recently issued a statement saying that NASA will shift its focus towards space exploration and less towards climate change, stating that it is just a “political hoax”. Trump…

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    I wanted to look at Space Exploration and the Apollo missions. One of the big things in space exploration is trying to find a way to sustain life on another planet. To begin this process they will start on the moon. All the astronauts will land on the moon, they will not leave one in the shuttle. They will begin with 7-day missions until the moon is habitable then will start 180-day missions to get ready for Mars. It will take 1 year in just travel to get to Mars and back to Earth. They are…

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    “Space, the final frontier,” at least that is what is said in Gene Roddenberry’s Star Trek television show. Outer space has been a big topic since humans have existed the thought of being among the stars and exploring space. This curiosity became a reality with the creation of NASA on July 29, 1956 bringing about a time of space exploration. Even though it didn't make it to the moon for years to come it narrowed down brilliant minds onto the task of getting to the moon. With many victories and…

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    areas of science. I love learning about it and always find it so interesting study. I chose to research the topic of “Space Exploration: Apollo missions” for this project. I think that it is a significant area of science to explore because there is so much that we do not know. There are probably so many things that we have never imagined that we can learn by studying space further and exploring all of the Lord’s beautiful creations. Through the urging of President John F. Kennedy, the…

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