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    Apollo Space Program

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    America constantly seeks to be the global leader in every field on Earth, and following the Mercury and Apollo space programs it is was clear that America was at the forefront of that which was outside of Earth as well. Apart from more prestige and scientific knowledge through America’s triumph in the space race, a deeper connection between the individual and the grandeur of the cosmos become evident. Astronauts and spectators of the Mercury and Apollo missions gained a new perspective of their place in the universe and ideas as to what mankind’s new achievement meant to them. An analysis of the Mercury and Apollo space Programs reveals two limiting factors to the extent of spiritual transformation and religious implications the programs evoked:…

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    The Apollo Program

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    The Apollo program was a series of planned manned space flight missions with the ultimate goal of sending a man to the moon, and out matching the Russians. The mission that landed the first people on the moon was Apollo 11. This mission became famous worldwide as people watched the first steps of Neil Armstrong on the television. This momentous event changed the tide of the space race. Showing that America was superior in space technology and programs and showing that the United States was the…

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    History: The Space Race

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    The Space Race The great space race started in the early 1950s. There were two sides, the democratic capitalists of the US, and the communists of the Soviet Union. The idea of space travel sparked a race to see who could get into space first. B both wanted to prove that their military and technology was better. October 4th, 1957, the Soviets launched Sputnik, the world’s first artificial satellite to be in Earth’s orbit. It was seen as the new frontier in the technology of space travel. In…

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    The Ranger Program Essay

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    The first probe, Luna 1, was sent to the moon on January 2, but missed its target. In September of the same year, Luna II successfully landed on the moon, while taking several pictures and collecting a lot of valuable data. In spite of all their setbacks, the United States established the Ranger programs in 1959. The Ranger program’s objective was to send spacecrafts to the moon. It took seven attempts for NASA to achieve their goal. Rangers 1 and 2 never made it off the ground because they both…

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    Essay On Space Race

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    there were nine Apollo missions to the Moon, and twelve men set foot on its surface. Humans haven’t been back to Earth’s only natural satellite in 44 years. Think of the advances in technology that have happened between then and now. NASA doesn’t even have their own spacecraft these days, if they send someone to the International Space Station, the astronauts have to hitch a ride on a Russian craft. The Saturn V rocket that took men to the Moon in 1969 is still the largest to ever launch.…

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    Some say there is a god greater than Hades, greater than Poseidon, even greater than Zeus. His name is Elohim. He is not just creator of heaven and earth but of the universe. He had a life and a family until a disease caught to their “Earth” or home. He lived on a planet larger than earth, larger than the UY Scuti. After the disease came, he sent his only child, Kyrios, to live his life, to do the greatness they never got to do. The Descent I had been in space now for what seems like forever,…

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    The Opportunity Rover and it’s twin the Spirit Rover received their names from a nine year old, Sofi Collis. She won the naming contest that NASA held (with help from Planetary Society and sponsorship from lego) to find a name for the rovers exploring Mars. Sofi Collis got adopted at the age of two. She came to live with her new family in Scottsdale, Arizona. "I used to live in an orphanage," Collis wrote in her winning essay. "It was dark and cold and lonely. At night, I looked up at the…

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    Elon Musk's plan to colonize Mars just got some serious help. SpaceX scientists are now working with NASA to find the best areas for the Red Dragon spaceship to land. With these two forces combined, they hope to get humans to the red planet is just five years. Until then, they'll be a lot of talk about space, profits and of course, aliens. SpaceX and NASA Find Ideal Place for Aliens on Mars SpaceX scientist Paul Wooster found one particular area on Mars with a flat surface. Furthermore, it's…

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    Samuel P. Langley, astronomer, mathematician, and physicist had always had interest in flying. He started working towards flight by gaining a spot as an assistant astronomer at the Harvard College Observatory and a mathematics professor for the U.S. Naval Academy. Langley constantly engaged in expanding his knowledge and through this he met many different colleagues led him to inventors and scientist that pursued heavier than air flight. Langley worked with gliders for a little bit but then…

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    Essay On Valerian

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    Valerian: Luc Besson’s hero drives a Lexus A younger generation raised after Star Wars might think, when looking at Valerian, the film, that it borrowed many ideas from George Lucas blockbuster, but the reality is different: Valerian inspired Star Wars. Valerian, the film, picks the comic series from 1967 and mixes it with a promise of the future: the Skyjet vehicle designed by Lexus for a world set 700 years in the future. The first trailer from Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets,…

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