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  • The Ranger Program Essay

    Yuri Gagarin was launched into space on April 12, 1961 in a spacecraft called Vostok 1. He made a complete orbit around the Earth in 108 minutes before coming back down. After the Soviet Union’s major success with sending a human into space, President John F. Kennedy announced that the United States would send a man to the moon by the year 1970, marking the end of the space race.(Bello, Francis (1959). "The Early Space Age") During the competition against each other, the United States and the Soviet Union were secretly spying on each other, taking advantage of the satellites they put in orbit to take pictures of their projects. Corona, a U.S. satellite, took over 800,000 pictures of the Soviet Union from 1960 to 1972. Right after its creation, NASA developed the mercury project. The project’s main objective was to send the first American into space. NASA selected a small group of people from the Navy, Air Force, and the Marines as candidates to send into space. NASA eventually chose Alan Shepard to be their main candidate and on May 5, 1961, he became the first American to be in space. Shepard traveled in a spacecraft called Mercury-Redstone 3, which he later renamed it to Freedom 7. When he returned from the mission, he was considered to be a national hero and was awarded the NASA Distinguished Service Medal by John F.…

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  • James Lovell Leadership Analysis

    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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  • Astrology: The Zodiac Signs

    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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  • Pollux: Created The Boundaries Between Earth And The Underworld

    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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  • Explain How To Plan And Budget For A Digital Transformation Project

    How to Plan and Budget for a 2017 Digital Transformation Project Companies launch a digital transformation initiative for a variety of reasons. Some are looking to respond to changes in customer demands and preferences, others are trying to remain competitive and some companies see the opportunity to expand into new markets. Whatever your organization 's reason for undertaking a digital transformation project, you will need to plan and budget wisely if you want the project to be a success.…

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  • Examples Of Crowdfunding Project

    participation in a crowdfunding project. 1. Financial Value: It is based on the individual’s return as a result of his/her investment. This is the strongest of all predictor variables. 2. Functional Value: According to the functionality of the project according to the supporter plays an important role in the intention to participate. 3. Social Value: Some people take part in a crowdfunding project for self-expression. This also motivates people to support projects. 4.…

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  • Role And Scope Of Work Of The Financial Service Office In Humanities

    2.3 Project Deliverables The project’s key deliverables are: Document / s covering: ▪ Matrix of processes and systems under Humanities Financial Services Office and respective Teaching Areas, ▪ Services identified for improvement via end to end processing / procurement arrangements / invoicing, ▪ Recommended process flow for identified services, ▪ List of service deliverables (with the resource requirement) of the Humanities Financial Services Office, …

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  • Lee Marine Engineering Case Study

    Background of UniKL MIMET Shipyard UniKL MIMET a MARA Technical Institute of Higher Learning was established in 2004. On 20th August 2002, MIMET became an Institute of University Kuala Lumpur and named University Kuala Lumpur Malaysian Institute of Marine Engineering Technology. Offering a number of industry specific courses are the main function of UniKL MIMET. The program is designed to produce high-quality talent for the marine and marine industries. Students who graduates from UniKL MIMET…

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  • Outline: The Language Of Art And Architecture

    Chapter Two Outline A. THE LANGUAGE OF ART AND ARCHITECTURE I. The language of art and architecture is based on the formal elements and how those elements are presented. II. The main elements of art are line, light and value, color, texture and pattern, shape, volume, along with much more. III. Architecture also has a structural side, which is how buildings are constructed. B. FORMAL ELEMENTS I. The formal elements are the basics of what makes up art and architecture. • Line: I. In art, a line…

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  • Tartan Case Study

    It could be done by the software engineer himself, or the software engineer could also invite others to review his design. This is important since we will spend less effort to find design bugs if we filter those bugs as early as possible. From the Tartan case study[2], we learned that bugs are easy to cascade and the Tartan team spent 30%-50% of the total project effort for them. The Tartan team then used various techniques to prevent this cascading from happening, including design review, and…

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