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  • Space Junk Essay

    Dear Mr. Stansbery, With the development of science and technology, people put more attention on the exploration of space and the unknown. But they do not realize that with the passage of time, there are lots of junks that were left in the space from human activities. Protection of the space environment becomes more and more important, because no one knows what kind of changes will appear or if it will impact out planet. Introduction Space junk is an assortment of waste and debris that includes derelict satellites, pieces of busted up rockets and other defunct objects floating around Earth’s orbit. Orbital debris can be made intentionally like destroying a weather satellite using a ballistic missile (United Nations 3). On the other hand space junk can occur unintentionally for example in 2009, Russian and United States satellites collided forming one-third of observable space junk as estimated by NASA. There are millions of other tiny debris in space too small to be spotted with current tracking technologies. Over the years, space exploration has grown significantly leading to more activities in space that inevitably result in an increase in space pollutants. Sizeable amounts of the equipment sent into space become useless and remain in the earth’s orbit for centuries with no distinct clean-up programs. Accumulation of space junk is a problem that I personally believe can be solved through measured approaches from the international community and scientific…

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  • Should Money Be Spent On Space Exploration Essay

    Should Money be spent on Space Exploration? It would be advisable that more money should be invested into NASA for space exploration purposes. The reason why this would be a good idea is because with NASA focusing on Space exploration they would have to find ways to make stronger and faster rockets and more filling meals for long space flights. In this essay, I will examine what NASA has done for humanity as well as what their primary goal is, additionally I will examine why NASA should get more…

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  • The Importance Of The National Space Exploration Program

    National defense will always be a priority to the national space program. With critical systems like secure communications, early warning, surveillance, intelligence, reconnaissance, positioning satellites requirements never going away as long as there is a threat to the way we live. Space is the ultimate high ground and the U.S. must maintain its dominance in this domain to stay on top. These systems need to be responsive while at the same time reliable and sustainable. There is however,…

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  • Exploration Of The Space: The Importance Of Space Exploration

    Exploration of the Space “Space, the final frontier” is a popular phrase from the television show Star Trek. However, even though this show is fictional, the idea of space exploration is truly real. It may be interpreted in different ways, such as, a need for human exploration or the next destination for human expansion. For centuries, the stars have mystified people all around the world, and it was not until recently that exploration began. Within the last one hundred years, man not only…

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  • Leaving Orbit By Margaret Lazarus: An Analysis

    Preparing for take-off… 3, 2, 1… Blast off. When traveling to unknown land, we go into wherever that place is open-minded. We take on the adventure not knowing the next move you will take or what is simply out there that thrills us of excitement. Going to space has deeply affected not only our society and our life, but also our personal state of mind. The Taking the chances to that unknown land can turn out to be a very beneficial outcome to life. With taking those chances of exploring the…

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  • Government Should T Have Total Control Over Your Life

    My thoughts on this issue came from internet and my own beliefs. Because government shouldn’t have total control over your life. Also it’s not affecting anyone else if they’re doing it for their own good. Also the government shouldn 't say it shouldn 't be allowed because that could be government supporting christianity and their beliefs about suicides. I rank myself as a liberal on this topic, because most democrats think we should have the euthanasia procedure. Another issue we should talk…

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  • Techniques Used In Andy Weir's The Martian

    they were trying to get to the rocket ship. They were in such a rush they didn’t notice Mark was not there until they got to the ship. They had to leave Mark behind because they did not see him and they did not have much time. After the crew abandons Mark on Mars, it becomes clear that this is a story of survival. The Martian by Andy Weir uses elements like suspense, humor, and sarcasm, while Weir incorporates a lot about himself at the same time. Andy Weir is a great author and has an…

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  • The Effects Of Space Travel

    A second important study by Barger, Flynn-Evans, Czeisler, et al.25 examined the sleep deficiency and medication use among astronauts. The objective of the study was “to characterize representative sleep patterns of astronauts on both short-duration and long-duration spaceflight missions”.25 The authors conducted an observational study that examined the ISS and space shuttle missions. To assess sleep, the authors utilized actigraphy and sleep logs, which collected data three months before the…

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  • Persuasive Essay On Space

    Modern spaceflight is something that is wondrous to many people. It is an important topic mainly because advancements made in this field could determine the future of the planet and the human race. The main question on this topic is who should be leading the effort to explore the cosmos, private persons and companies or governmental institutions? Although the modern day space initiative is being mostly spearheaded by private persons and industries, in my opinion, government funded space programs…

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  • Space Exploration: Past, Present, And Future

    When in Space internet is faster (as long as the device is in range). This can be useful since the internet houses an extensive library on just about anything. Information can be powerful but what will happen when a crew member falls ill or injures himself and there is no available resources to use even if there is data on the subject. On all manned flights the possible Astronauts go through rigorous training to weed out any medical issues but they can still be there. Most conditions are…

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