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Manufacturing in Space

- Man's capability to leave the Earth offers many new prospects for the future. Asteroid mining, building launch facilities on the moon, tourism, and space manufacturing are only some of the many opportunities that are being considered. There are many considerations which must be examined . For example, in the case of manufacturing in space, economic factors include : can it be done on Earth . If so, which offers a most cost effective venue?; environmental factors include both contamination of the plant and whatever pollutants may be generated in the manufacturing process....   [tags: science space manufacturing]

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Technology and Human Evolution in the Film, 2001: A Space Odyssey

- In the science fiction film, 2001: A Space Odyssey. The director, Stanley Kubrick, portray his masterpiece in an ambiguous understanding where he examines topics such as extraterrestrial life, the dealings with technology and the human evolution. Throughout the movie, Kubrick depicts the facade, monolith as an instrument in awakening intelligence. Moreover, the protagonists go through a drastic change of struggle to explore on the idea of technology and extraterrestrial life. In the opening scene, a mysterious black monolith is bestowed upon the prehistoric apes....   [tags: 2001: A Space Odyssey, films]

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Russian Spaceport to Begin Construction

- Russian Prime Minister Vladmir Putin announced that a new spaceport would begin construction, and that it would cost approximately 800 million dollars to build. It is expected to open in 2015, and will be geared towards a largely civilian clientele. This will be a major political security for Russia, which currently has to base its launches out of the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, which it rents. The location will be nearby the town of Uglegorsk, in the Far East Amur region of Russia, on the border of China....   [tags: Space]

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Cancellation of the Constellation Program Will Benefit the American Space Program

- NASA has been in the business of sending men and materials into space for more than fifty years. With the introduction of the space shuttle in 1980, however, it has essentially become a transport and shipping company rather than an organization responsible for developing modern technologies to take Americans to Mars and beyond. The space shuttle was a tremendous technological achievement that enabled NASA to send millions of tons of cargo and equipment into low Earth obit, but its successor, the Constellation Program, which relies on rockets and crew capsules much like NASA’s early space programs, represents a step backward in space exploration vehicle design (“Propulsion Systems”, 2003)....   [tags: Space Exploration ]

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Space Exploration by the United States

- ... Only 31 percent of that sum will be put into space exploration. Space exploration is important, but giving NASA 17 billion dollars is far too high. There are other important things some of that money could be put towards, like our national debt. Funding NASA a little less will not be the end of the world, many other companies with far more important studies could use the money too. Space exploration has taken humans to some amazing places like the moon. However, going to the moon may have had some unseen consequences....   [tags: government funding for NASA]

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Brown Dwarfs

- This article was published on the Scientific Daily on the 23rd of December. It was about the discovery of two brown dwarfs by scientists Alex Wolszczan, Evan Pugh, and Penn State. Brown dwarfs are objects in space that sit between the lines of being a star and a planet. This object is dim and hard to distinguish from low mass stars at the early stages of the dwarf’s life. They are often called failed stars because they start their life the same way as regular stars. However, in some stage, they just didn’t have enough mass gathered to generate the fusion-powered energy of a star....   [tags: Space]

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The Need to Defund Space Exploration

- The way tax dollars are already being spent does not cover a sufficient amount of the needs of the American people. With funds for education and the Veterans among the lowest, and with the likelihood of space exploration hurting these shallow funds, the money needs to be used for ethical and human sources- not for the extraterrestrial. The way things are in American's economy are dissatisfying already, and this leaves no room-money-for more rocket ships in space or feeling better about ourselves and potentially doing "...well in space" (Source A)....   [tags: taxes, veterans, poverty]

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The History of National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

- ... Eisenhower was the founder of NASA and he also established it. After the Soviet Union’s launch of the first artificial satellite in response a year later NASA was created. NASA grew out of NACA (National Advisory Committee on Aeronautics) which was researching technology for more than 40 years. President John F. Kennedy gave NASA a mission of sending astronauts to the moon by the end of 1960s. Through Mercury and Gemini projects NASA developed the technology and skills it needed to complete the mission of sending an astronaut to the moon....   [tags: science, technology, air, space, mars]

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Space Junk and Its Chaos

- Space debris: the accumulation and collection of trash left in orbit. Space debris is also referred to as space junk, space waste, orbital junk, orbital debris, and space trash. Space junk consists of nonfunctional satellites, old pieces of spacecraft, bits and pieces of booster rockets, lost equipment, and other pieces of garbage. The space debris travels all throughout Earth's orbit. During the twentieth century space race, space debris was beginning to be placed into Earth's orbit. This was subsequently done by humans, appropriately after the launch of Sputnik, the first satellite launched into space....   [tags: trash left in orbit, space debris]

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Personal Space

- Personal Space My project is about personal space. It is about finding out why people tend to have their own personal space. Personal space is the region surrounding a person. Each individual has their own personal space. Distance from strangers varies than distance from families and relatives. Method used will be participant observation which is a qualitative method. It is one of the most popular and widely used research methods. The main advantages of participant observation is that it allows you to have an insight on how the individuals of a society perform and the ways in which they think and why....   [tags: Papers]

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