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    On the fourth launch the Falcon 1 achieved orbit on September 28, 2008. While in orbit, it took high contrast pictures and recorded data that were used in the preparation for launch five. On July 14, 2009, this rocket delivered the Malaysian Razak SAT to orbit. The production cost for this rocket was $7 million (Space Exploration Technologies Corporation, 2015). Their next rocket design was the Falcon 9. SpaceX expanded and improved the design of the Falcon 1 to create the Falcon 9. With 17 successful launches under their belt, they received a $1.6 Billion contract with NASA to resupply the International Space Station (ISS) in a total twelve trips. The rocket system is based upon a two stage system. The first stage has nine…

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    SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket made history on April 8, 2016, for it's successful upright landing on an offshore drone in the Atlantic Ocean. Amidst the jovial bouts of celebration, news of damage to the rocket slipped under the radar. The company believes the Falcon 9 will not be able to fly again. Now, skeptics are beginning to ask questions. Is this just a result of poor design, or is there a potential conspiracy to examine? Not to say that UFO's are the direct cause of this, but stranger things…

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    SpaceX founded back in 2002, has come a long way in a short time when it comes to paving the way for reusable and more responsive space launch vehicles. It currently has two different launch vehicles at its disposal the Falcon 9 and the Falcon Heavy. The Falcon 9 space launch vehicle is designed to be reusable. The Falcon 9 itself is a simple two-stage rocket that uses 9 first stage and one Merlin vacuum engines to power attached payloads to their appropriate operating orbit or transfer…

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    Falcon 9 Airplane Failure

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    One failure occurred shortly after liftoff on a resupply mission to the ISS. The rocket experienced an anomaly and disintegrated, destroying both the rocket and the Dragon capsule filled with precious cargo. The second failure occurred not long after. One of the pre-launch tests performed by SpaceX on every Falcon launch is called the “static fire” test. During this test, rocket is completely fueled and the engines are ignited for approximately 1 second. On this failure, the rocket was…

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    Space programs employ perhaps some of the smartest people that have ever lived. The application of physics, calculus, chemistry, biology and other sciences make this a very complicated subject. There are many companies which have some involvement with space. NASA, the most well-known, is a government run and funded operation. It has been the most successful in its 50+ years of existence. SpaceX is the most popular space company right now. NASA doesn’t launch any piloted missions currently, it…

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    Briggsdale Undivided High School The Rustinian Red Bird The American Kestrel Netheniel Langdon Ecology 1022-1 Mr.Kopanke Friday, March 3rd 2017 The American Kestrel The american kestrel is a good looking bird with a few different color variation. This animal is biotic. It comes from the family of falcons. This is the smallest one of the species of falcons. They live in open country farmlands and wood edges. During the breeding season the kestrel may be limited to the…

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    “Periodic Table” by Primo Levi elaborates on the idea that one must make personal sacrifices in order to experience true fulfillment. Throughout the novel, he highlights on the challenges one faces while executing self-serving actions. While working in Milan, Levi withholds romantic feelings for his fellow co-worker, Giulia, due to his lack of taking risks. Rather than pursuing a relationship that would bring happiness for both himself and Giulia, he “[does] not return her embrace” as he fears…

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    Silvery flakes drifted downward, glittering in the bright light of the harvest moon. The blackbird soared. Screeching loudly his call echoed in the night sky, flocks of blackbirds came to follow him. He is the king, the warrior , and a vicious beast. Though his army is weak and frail, his army is three times the size of his main rival; the whitehawks. The whitehawks are fierce and formidable, they strike alone but do dwell near each other during battles. With an army of 10,000 soldiers split…

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    Bald Eagle Research Paper

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    many others are called birds of prey. Eagles, hawks, and falcons are three species of the numerous kinds of birds of prey. One kind of eagle is the bald eagle. The bald eagle is from the genus Haliaetus leucocephalus. The bald eagle's head, neck, and tail are white, and its body is dark brown. Its size is 30-43 inches tall, and its wingspan is 7-8 feet in length. The bald eagle usually lives around coasts, rivers, and mountains. It ranges from Alaska, Canada, to the south of the United States.…

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    swift bird glides high above you. It's a falcon. Its identity is revealed by its size and shape as it soars across the blue sky. Once the falcon reaches a certain point over the nearby lake, it tucks in its wings and drops down towards a flock of ducks. The ducks take notice of the falcon and begin to scatter. However, for one of the ducks, it was too late as the falcon pierces the duck's flesh with its razor-sharp claws. You stop, apparently taken by the scene to see what will follow next.…

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