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    Summer Constellation

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    sky the same time as the Sun, which is why they are not visible to us and we see them only during summer. This is why Orion and the winter constellations are only visible during winter. There are 12 main constellations that make up the winter constellations. Each having its own main stars or star clusters. These 12 constellations make up our winter night sky. They are Cancer (the Crab), Canis Major (the Big Dog), Canis Minor (the Little Dog), Crater (the Cup), Gemini (the Twins), Hydra (the Water Monster), Leo (the Lion), Leo Minor (the Little Lion), Lynx (the Lynx), Monoceros (the Unicorn), Orion (the Hunter), and Taurus (the Bull). The major constellations that will be explained in greater detail will be Orion, Canis Major, Taurus, and Gemini. During the winter months, high over the southern horizon, if you look up into the sky you will be able to see the grand constellations. These constellations have many stars and star clusters that form them. The constellations are: Orion, Taurus, Perseus, Cassiopeia, Gemini, Auriga, and Canis Major. During the months of January and February the grand octagonal collection of constellation and stars are visible. This group of stars consists of: Capella, Pollux, Sirius, Rigel, Aldebaran, Castor, Procyon, and Betelgeuse. When the night is dark and clear, these stars are very visible. Astronomer Robert H. Baker (1880-1962) once wrote that Orion shines "like a gigantic piece of celestial jewelry through the frosty winter air." [Night Sky…

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    Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricorn, Aquarius, and Pisces are the twelve signs most people know about astrology. These signs are the 12 constellations of the zodiac. Astrology is the study of the correlation between the stars and the planets and its influence of human lives. The position of the Sun, stars, moon and planets at the time of people’s birth is perceived to shape their personality, affect their relationships, and predict their life. While…

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    The Gemini Program

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    The Gemini Program was an early NASA human spaceflight program that helped NASA get ready for the Apollo moon landings. Because of the Geminis purpose it has been nicknamed “The Bridge to the Moon.” Ten crews flew missions on the two-man Gemini spacecraft. The Gemini missions were flown in 1965 and 1966. They flew between the Mercury and Apollo programs. All together there are 12 Gemini missions between April of 1965 and November of 1966. The Gemini program was managed by the Manned Spacecraft…

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    Twisted Beginnings According to mythology, Pollux was the divine son of Zeus. He was an immortal man with a mortal brother named Castor. When Castor was killed, Pollux pleaded with his father Zeus to let him share his immortality with his twin brother. Castor was, therefore, absorbed into Pollux, who selflessly reincarnated his brother. Together they formed the constellation Gemini. Pollux was, however, the brighter of the two. According to mythology, Styx is the name of a river that formed the…

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    Gemini XII

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    mission he participated in was the Gemini XII mission. We didn’t want the risk of someone having the same topic as us, so we chose something not as popular and well-known. We began our research process by becoming more familiar with the facts of the Gemini XII mission. With the help from the NASA website, we were able to learn the basic facts of what went on during the Gemini Mission. We were able to contact the Buzz Aldrin Archives, The Georgia Archives, The National Archives, The Texas State…

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    The Ranger Program Essay

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    Lyndon B. Johnson, so Khrushchev changed his mind and stuck with his first decision. Following the accomplishments of the mercury project, NASA developed another program to actually send a person to the moon. In January 1962, Project Gemini was announced. The goal of Project Gemini was to develop a spacecraft that would be able to reach the moon and make it back home. At around the same time period, the Soviet Union created the Voskhod program that had the same objective as the Project Gemini.…

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    discuss how his legacy affects my own leadership philosophy and the lessons that I want to pass on to the next generation (U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, 2012). James Lovell had many attributes associated with leadership. His greatest strengths were his intellect and expertise (U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, 2012). James Lovell had degrees from the United States Naval Academy, the University of Southern California, and Harvard Business School. He was a test pilot at the…

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    Title Gemini Brief Twins find themselves on opposing sides of an alien run government conspiracy that threatens to change humanity. While one brother carries out their plans and rises to the presidency, the other wages a war to stop him before it 's too late. Pitch Gemini is a proposed 1-hour sci-fi drama series that is the embodiment of political conspiracy theories with the heart of a superhero epic and the soul of a Shakespearean tragedy. Think of it as a hybrid mixture of X-Files and V for…

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    have chosen Gemini, because of its interesting shape and position in The Milky Way Galaxy. Gemini was one of the 48 constellations described by Ptolemy in the second century AD, amd it has been listed as one of the 88 modern constellations today. Gemini translates from Latin, literally meaning 'The Twins' because of its shape, which resembles two humans holding hands. The two brightest stars, representing the two 'heads' are named Castor and Pollux after the Greek mythological twins. The…

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    Introduction Cap Gemini offers a wide range of services which uses information technology based approach with its new analytics techniques to solve the client’s business problems and sustain its capabilities. Cap Gemini delivers its services in major six strategic sectors which include consumer product and retail, distribution and transportation, energy, utilities and chemicals, financial services (insurance and banking), manufacturing, public sectors and telecom, media and entertainment. The…

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