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  • How Did Oprah Winfrey Influence Society

    personal style. Her success led her to nationwide fame and a role in the film The Color Purple in which she was nominated for an Academy Award for best supporting Actress. Winfrey launched the Oprah Winfrey Show in 1986 as a nationally syndicated program. With its placement on 120 channels and an audience of 10 million people, the show grossed $125 million by the end of its first year, of which Winfrey received $30 million. She soon gained ownership of the program from ABC, drawing it under the control of her new production company, Harpo Productions ( 'Oprah ' spelled backwards) and making more and more money from syndication. (Biography.com Editors). Now the mogul has founded O, The Magazine, Oprah.com on the web, and Oprah Radio which is located on Sirius XM Radio. Since announcing the end of the wildly successful show, she has promised her worried fans continued presence by starting OWN, her television channel. These outlets are all tools to broadcast her principles which inadvertently influence…

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  • Essay On Indecency

    Indecency seems to be the biggest category for debate in the field of broadcasting. What is defined as indecency? The FCC has defined broadcast indecency as "language or material that, in context, depicts or describes, in terms patently offensive as measured by contemporary community standards for the broadcast medium, sexual or excretory organs or activities” (). This definition can be interpreted in many ways. This is why there is so much controversy over what is labeled as indecent and what…

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  • Space Junk Essay

    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…

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  • Examples Of Sustainability In Space

    Sustainability in Space One may think that Earth’s orbit has an unlimited amount of space to hold whatever celestial bodies or satellites it may encounter, but like Earth’s population, there are always limits on space. NASA states that there are over 21,000 objects in Earth’s orbit today that can be considered debris over ten centimeters (Stansbery). Scientists worry about these objects colliding with one another. Collision could cause a major snowball effect that could end up damaging an…

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  • How Do Satellites Help Society

    How satellites have been used to help society? A satellite is a space body which has been created by colliding of two or more space objects (for ex. meteorites). There are two types of satellites: natural satellites (like moon, an earth’s satellite) and man-made (artificial), satellites launched to the orbit by people. Natural satellites A natural satellite is space body that orbits another space body bigger than itself. Natural satellites are not man-made satellites. They come from space…

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  • Satellite Imagery And Meteorology

    Introduction With the beginning of the Space-Age, and the first iteration of Satellite Imagery, society saw progress in many fields for the betterment of welfare, security and knowledge. This new form of imagery has influenced the way we monitor, map, plan and preserve our world, as well as how we perceive our universe. This study hopes to discuss the major changes satellite imagery has had on archeology, meteorology, and political or military surveillance. It will also include a brief…

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  • Pros And Cons Of The Militarization Of Space

    Satellites, everyone depend on them more than you think. Many of the things on phones need satellites, they give you TV, and give weather forecasts. But they also do more than everyday things, they protect everyone from forest fires, oil spills, and air pollution by monitoring land and helping to distribute needed measures. And now these necessities of our lives are being threatened by the want to militarize space. This so called “evolutionary stage” must be stopped as it will start a new arms…

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  • The Space Race Essay

    The Space Race The date was July 31, 1956. The United States of America had just announced plans to launch an artificial satellite into earth orbit. Two days later, the communist collective known as the USSR did the same [1]. Although the USA had announced their goal first, the Russians beat them to it, launching Sputnik in late 1957, striking a blow to American confidence [2]. The next twelve years would be a whirlwind of technological innovation as both sides raced to exert control over the…

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  • Radar In The 1950's

    In the 1950s, technology was slowly evolving and as it evolved so did the methods used in war and how Americans viewed the government and entertainment. Radar was one of the first advances to contribute to the war, then the development of the Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer that helped develop the fusion bomb. Next, the first satellite was sent to revolve around the Earth, but it was from the Soviet Union, which resulted in Americans drive to develop Explorer 1. It ultimately…

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  • Gps Research Paper

    GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM The Global Positioning System (GPS) also called NAVSTAR is a satellite-based navigation system made up of at least 24 satellites. The U.S. Department of Defense (USDOD) originally put the satellites into space for military use, yet they were made accessible for civilian use in the 1980s. It is comprised of satellites, ground stations, and receivers. These satellites can tell the exact location where someone is situated. GPS works in any climate conditions, anyplace on…

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