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  • Essay On Lost Cosmonauts Theory

    “All three pilots died during the flights, and their names were never officially published,” (Rudenko). Many people think that space is a place that is filled with adventures and new beginnings, but that was not the case for three cosmonauts. People have failed to notice, however, that there are people who spent months in a metal tub and never got the recognition of going to space. Once people understand the Lost Cosmonauts Theory, they will start to see that The Soviet Union left three people…

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  • Apollo 11: First Humans On The Moon

    Apollo 11 was the space flight that landed the first humans on the moon. Americans Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were the first astronauts involved. Mr Armstrong was the first to step onto the MOON the 21st of July at 2:56 UTC. They collected 21.5 kg of lunar material to take back to earth. There was also another astronaut called Michael Collins who piloted the command spacecraft by himself until Armstrong and Aldrin returned a day later to go back to earth. These were the first astronauts to…

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  • Sports In The 1960's Essay

    Sport’s 1960’s During the 1960’s many world changing things were happening. Like the election of John F. Kennedy, and later his assassination. Then let’s not forget the landing of Neil Armstrong in the moon. “That’s one small step for men; one giant leap for mankind” (Armstrong). Technology was advancing very rapidly to, like the NFL crew, that filmed the first NFL championship between the Green Bay Packers and New York Giants. In the 1960’s sports were most affected by the NFL filming crew,…

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  • Space Travel Persuasive Speech

    Stacey: Want to go to the Moon this weekend? I heard they are having some music festival there. Let’s take a trip to space! You: Which moon? Stacey: Ours. I heard Beyonce will be there! You: OMG! Yaaassss! Let’s go! Trip to Space Blue Origin, an aerospace company, released a video that showed a stunning view of the private space trips they plan to offer. The company’s Chief of Mission Assurance and former NASA astronaut, Jeff Ashby, talk about the life changing experience it will be and…

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  • The Challenger Space Shuttle

    a packing or a toric joint that is in the shape of a circle. It is met to fit tightly between two pieces of metal. An O-ring is not designed to fly in unusually cold conditions. The Challenger was built to serve as a test subject for the shuttle program. There were 10 flights for the Challenger. The first flight was on April 4, 1983. The designation was STS-6, launch pad was LC-39A, and the landing location was Edwards Air Force Base. During this flight, there…

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  • Sputnik's 1-1 (Explorer)

    Explorer 1 was the first unmanned satellite that the U.S. launched into space on January 31st, 1958 ultimately making the U.S. the second nation to make it to space. This was a very important moment for the country considering the one of many unsuccessful attempts at launching anything into space, this was a big confidence booster during the Space Race “(Space.com).” After the success of the launch, It was thought we were finally prepared to explore space. After the successful launch of Sputnik,…

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  • A Reflective Account Of Culture Shock

    Usman Hameed Ullah Mr. Ko, Paul Social and Cultural Anthropology HSP3U7 October 19th, 2017 Culture Shock: A personal account My first encounter with culture shock occurred when I immigrated to Canada. This was back in August of 2014 and I was just under thirteen years of age. When my plane finally landed in Toronto, I was completely over the moon with everything. This concept of a ‘whole new world’ had revolved in my mind for at least seven months now. Full of adrenaline, I took in the fact…

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  • We Choose The Moon Speech Analysis

    On September 12, 1962, John F. Kennedy gave a speech to the people at Rice University. The speech is titled “We Choose the Moon.” It all began when the cold war between the US and Soviet Union picked up. Space exploration quickly became a competition for both these nations. However, the real competition of the space race didn’t start until Russia launched Sputnik, the first satellite in orbit. The United States saw this as a threat to the expansive frontier of space. Their new goal was to get…

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  • Landsat 7 Case Study

    Landsat 7 Landsat 7 is a sun-synchronous satellite operated as a joint project between NOSA, NOAA and the US Geological Survey. It continued the US long-term earth observation Landsat program. It have been successfully launched on 15th Aprial 1999 from the Western Test Range of Vandenberg Air Force Base with the altitude of 705 km and revisit time of 16 days. The service time of Landsat 7 is 5 years from July 1999 to October 2014. The detailed characteristic of Landsat 7 as blow Figure 5…

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  • Loneliness And Isolation In 'The Martian' By Andy Weir

    What Keeps A Man Sane - The Martian Blog Post Humanities 10 Isolation could contribute to stress, loneliness, a decline in health and mental breakdown. In the book The Martian, written by Andy Weir, astronaut Mark Watney was stranded on Mars after failing to escape a disastrous sandstorm. This brave botanist was isolated from the entire mankind; he was separated from his crew, and lost the ability to contact them or the Hermes. Mark miraculously survived the sandstorm and made it to safety.…

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