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  • Privatization Of Outer Space

    The Vitality of Privatized Space Endeavors More often than is recognized, the human world relies on science. Humans, unlike any other species on Earth have mastered the practice of using science to shape the natural world in their image, and mold it to their benefit. This practice has served humans well on this planet, but one can’t help but wonder what future opportunities may lie beyond Earthly borders. If humankind could implement the same kinds of successful appropriation, extraction, and modification tactics, which have been employed over millennia on Earth, in the infinite expanse that is outer space, humans could eventually catapult themselves to a level of technological and even evolutionary success never before imagined. To accomplish this astronomical feat, however, humankind must use current resources and research regarding outer space wisely. It is at this point that economics come into play; the economics of space exploration are indescribably complex, and lend themselves to much variance in interpretation, but simply, there are two primary ideas as to how Earthly humans can best fund projects which will lead to further exploration, research, and development of outer space: public…

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  • The Benefits Of Outer Space Exploration

    the other is by space exploration (Coles 2016).” Since 1969, the United States has sent many astronauts and scientists into outer space. Almost half a century of exploration has helped in creating the abilities in medical and technology that are possessed today. Without the exploration of areas beyond our atmosphere, humanity would not have the luxuries and safe guards that it has today. Space exploration plays a key role in the functioning and well-being of society; therefore, private entities…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Colonizing Outer Space

    magazine. Amongst these thought-provoking inquiries, the question of whether we will ever colonize outer space stands out the most. The exhilarating thought of inhabiting a planet beyond Earth calls upon for assessment of which planet, when, and how. However, most fail to take into consideration the great difficulty of colonizing an otherwise uninhabited landscape. As the science magazine states, "we currently have a very inadequate understanding of how to build closed ecosystems that are robust…

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  • Persuasive Essay On Outer Space

    when they grew up: an astronaut. There is a reason why the idea of going to space instantly captivated these children. Outer space entices human curiosity. Curiosity and the desire for knowledge and understanding is what sets humans apart from other species. The same curiosity that drove scientists like Marie Curie and Albert Einstein drives many to dream of space exploration. However, not all people share this intense desire for knowledge and inquiry, and that is not the only concern…

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  • Does Outer Space Affects Gene Activation?

    Our project is asking whether outer space affects gene activation. This will help future generations when deciding if outer space is a possibility for raising kids and starting colonies. 2. The scientific problem is if space affects our gene activation. It is relevant to our upcoming mission on mars, starting our own human settlement. Answers to our question will help to prepare us for our mission on Mars and many more. It’s interesting to know if our gene activation will be different. Such as,…

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  • Space Next Film Analysis

    able to expand our knowledge in regards to space, starts, planets, and other unidentifiable objects that we are still studying. Yet, even with all the information that we have, we are not yet completely knowledgeable of what other things exist out there in space because there is another world out there that is different to what we consider our world to be. The film Space Next provides us with an insight of all the things and discoveries that we might be able to witness in the future when our…

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  • Steven Millhauser's The Invasion From Outer Space

    Imagine seeing yourself staring at the sky at a big black object. You know that it’s foreign. Is this what you were waiting for? Is this it? In The Invasion From Outer Space Steven Millhauser gives a remarkable story about a town that is invaded by ,what the people call, “inanimate dust”. The people of the town get extremely disappointed on what they get and slowly find out that soon their town will be buried alive never to see again. The people of the town knew that they were going to be…

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  • Space Exploration Research Paper

    improved upon with crew safety lies within the area of bacteria of celestial bodies, but from space itself. Mankind has never been in contact with these bacteria that originate from other celestial bodies, and the consequences of encountering these forms of bacteria are unknown. The safest and most logical concept is to improve upon all the shielding from space, to create as little contact with the forms of bacteria as possible (Krishen 5). Another area of crew safety that is to be improved upon…

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  • Hypothesis For Getting To Mars

    goal is to get humans to Mars by the 2030’s. They are currently working on Mars One, a project that will be able to get humans to and from Mars. There are numerous hazards with going to Mars, radiation being one of them, so NASA is currently working on how to deal with the radiation on Mars. NASA is also building the Space Launch system, which is supposed to carry 130 metric tons, and is scheduled to launch for the first time in 2018. SpaceX is also on the race for Mars. They recently launched…

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  • Form Of Colonial Government

    humanity’s first colony will be on Mars. Martian colonization is an incredibly complicated and costly endeavor, but no longer one relegated to the pages of science fiction or the imaginations of idealists. Rather, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in the United States has plans to have a colony on the planet by 2030 (Knapton, 2015). Further, independent enterprises have also joined in with plans to colonize the planet in the next 10 to 20 years. The most notable of these…

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