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    perplexed by outer space. We look at the sky and for the first time in our lives, we feel minuscule. In a world where humans are at the top of the hierarchy, space seems to swallow us entirely. Space exploration’s origin can be traced back to curiosity. Exploring space not only answers numerous questions we all share about the universe, it also grants us a deeper look into the world we inhabit. Try imagining a new color. Impossible, right? We have the same dilemma with imagining space. However,…

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    further break this down by realizing how helpful the ability to fly has been. In flight, travel has become more expedient, efficient, and cost effective; nations can now protect themselves by air defense and protect others as well, and by exploring space we have gained a knowledge greater than can be imagined, which will lead us into the unknown. As humanity approaches the centennial of flight, we, as a society, can only look in awe of the past 100 years of immense technological advances,…

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    In The Case For Space, Neil deGrasse Tyson explains how Barack Obama effectively destroyed 7,500 jobs when he descaled the space shuttle program, but used rhetoric to mask his neglect for American jobs. The Case For Space is an article Neil deGrasse Tyson wrote for the Council on Foreign Relations in 2012 that is a more detailed backbone upon which his address to the Senate is based upon. Similar to his speech, Tyson gives several examples of how increasing NASA’s budget would have a positive…

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    answer to this is only the future can tell, but the future is now. The writer states that with all the things happening in NASA this trip could be faster than you think. This statement is important because it could also find the problems with a long space trip and…

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    What could have been the purpose of a Ronald W. Reagan’s speech after a catastrophic incident? On January 28, 1986, a space shuttle launched from NASA suffered a casualty when the shuttle named The Challenger was on the air, as it broke apart. This launching was showcased on national television, causing the crew’s children witness their parents’ death, and most children in the U.S. being traumatized by it. As a way of unifying the nation after a tragedy of that essence, President Ronald W.…

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    remember that day as though it was yesterday. That day, schools had closed in my county due to snow. I was home, flipping through the television when I came across a news broadcast about the impending launch of the Space Shuttle Challenger. I do not remember if I had knowledge of the space program before that day, but something that day piqued my interest. As I sat watching the television, hearing the stories, mainly revolving around Christa McAuliffe, I could feel the tensions rise within…

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    they still had the courage to get onto the shuttle. To emphasize that this was not just a horrendous disaster he said “We've grown used to the idea of space, and, perhaps we forget that we've only just begun. We're still pioneers. They, the members of the Challenger crew, were pioneers.” These people did not die in vain. They were pioneers of space and this was just the beginning of space travel. They helped take a step forward into space. Although space has become less of a foreign idea over…

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    The article “Committees, Juries, and Teams: The Columbia Disaster and How Small Groups Can Be Made to Work” by James Surowiecki begins by explaining the twenty-eight flight of the space shuttle Columbia. Columbia was hit by a large piece of foam which has been broken off by the left bipod area of the shuttle's external fuel tank. Surowiecki focuses on a narrow strip of the disaster which is how the small group decided that “nothing could be done”(Surowiecki, 475) about the hit and how their…

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    NASA(National Aeronautics and Space Administration). Apollo 13 was an interesting exploration for many reasons, and today this paper will be showing how and why it was. First, the paper will teach about all of astronauts in space, and the people back on Earth communicating with the crew, and all of the different responsibilities this mission involved. It will also include what experiences they had previous to their Apollo 13 journey, and how much time they have spent in space previous to Apollo…

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    My person is Mae c. Jemison. I chose her because she is so inspiring to other african american female women. She shows them that females can do more than what the society labels them to do. I bet it was her for her because she was the only African american female in NASA at the time. Lets see how her life went. Mae c.Jemison born october 17,1956 in decatur alabama. But considered chicago illinois to be her hometown.Her parents are Charlie and Dorothy Jemison born and raised in chicago. Her…

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