A new space race are launching byPrivate companies

The space race between the USA and Russia began with a blare from the Sputnik satellite precisely 60 years back (October 4, 1957) and finished with a handshake in spacejust 18 years after the fact. The handshake was the beginning of numerous times of worldwide joint effort in space. However, finished the previous decade, there … Read more

No One Can Hear You Scream in Space: Evaluating Ridley Scott’s Prometheus

After eternally transforming the science fiction scene with his groundbreaking film Alien, Ridley Scott returns to his home turf years later with an implied prequel, Prometheus. Though the potential of the new film sent devoted Alien fans into a frenzy of anticipation, it quickly became evident that Prometheus would be nothing like its predecessor. Lacking … Read more

Cosmos: Standing up in the Milky Way

In this episode of Cosmos, we learn about different aspects of science. The show Cosmos is hosted by famous astrophysicist, Neil deGrasse Tyson. In the beginning, he elaborates about the planets in the Solar System. The planets are: Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune. The idea of perspective in this episode, continually … Read more

An Introduction of the Allied Signal Aerospace and Its Industry Environment

Introduction The management of AlliedSignal Aerospace has realized the urgent need to lower the deteriorating TAT and thus assigned Jacques Esculier, a manager with both strong technological and managerial backgrounds, with the task to improve the TAT performance. Both the internal and external environments have an effect on AlliedSignal’s operations and decisions that need to … Read more

The moon in the solar system

Moon: A moon is a celestial body that has attained enough mass to create its own gravitational field, orbits around the Sun, but is not the dominant body in its area. Some moons are big enough that they can create an orbit around the Sun, however because they were captured by a planet they cannot. … Read more

NEWTON’S LAWS IN SPACE TECHNOLOGY

A space shuttle or a rocket is definitely one of the most complex structures one can ever build. You need the best engineers to build one successfully, for if anything goes wrong, then lives and billions of dollars will be lost. Physics comes into play here. In fact, it plays a major role in making … Read more

An Introduction of the European Aerospace Industry

The European Aerospace Industry Introduction The European aerospace industry is thriving. It is considered one of the EU’s key, high-tech sectors with a turnover of approximately 128 billion euros per year (Analysis). Since the creation of Airbus in the 1960s, Europe has emerged as a main contender in the global market for commercial planes by … Read more

Political Organization of Space

For Unit 4 of the AP Human Geography course I decided to use the article, “How Michigan is an extreme example of gerrymandering,” by Eric Lupher. The article discusses how gerrymandering is a problem all over the United States, but some places have it much worse than others such as Michigan. Gerrymandering is a practice … Read more

A Galaxy: Characteristics, Contents and Types

Galaxies are huge and contain billions of stars. They contain all of the stars of the Herzspring-Russell diagram, open cluster, emission, nubula, reflection nubula, nova remnants and supernova remnants. We have three different and distinct types of galaxies, which are spiral galaxies, eluptical galaxies, and last but not least irregular galaxies. The Milky Way galaxy, … Read more

Satellites Essay

Satellite is probably the most useful invention since the wheel. Satellites have the capability to let you talk with someone across the nation or let you close a business deal through video communication. Almost everything today is heading towards the use of satellites, such as telephones. At&t has used this communications satellite (top right) ever … Read more

Uranus – mysterious blue green planet

2,870,990,000 km (19. 218 AU) from the Sun, Uranus hangs on the wall of space as a mysterious blue green planet. With a mass of 8. 683e25 kg and a diameter of 51,118 km at the equator, Uranus is the third largest planet in our solar system. It has been described as a planet that … Read more

Mining in Space

On December 10, 1986 the Greater New York Section of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) and the engineering section of the New York Academy of Sciences jointly presented a program on mining the planets. Speakers were Greg Maryniak of the Space Studies Institute (SSI) and Dr. Carl Peterson of the Mining and … Read more

The moon – only natural satellite of Earth

The moon is the only natural satellite of Earth. The moon orbits the Earth from 384,400 km and has an average speed of 3700 km per hour. It has a diameter of 3476 km, which is about that of the Earth and has a mass of 7. 35e22 kg. The moon is the second brightest … Read more

The Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster

The Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster was a preventable disaster that NASA tried to cover up by calling it a mysterious accident. However, two men had the courage to bring the real true story to the eyes of the public and it is to Richard Cook and Roger Boisjoly to whom we are thankful. Many lessons … Read more

Life Beyond Earth

Do you think its possible to find aliens in your lifetime? The chances that an extraterrestrial civilization would actually come to the Earth are slim. However, if they did the best way to find extraterrestrial life is not by space exploration, but by electronic signals. Signals can carry words, numbers, and pictures cheaply and at … Read more

Star Traveling To The Millennium

Now as we are rapidly approaching the Millenium many people are getting the blues. This seems absurd because this offers all of us a perfect chance to start again. NASA is embracing this chance to grow and expand their departments. The phrase, “Space, the final frontier,” expresses the world’s obsession with space travel, that started … Read more

What is cosmogony

Cosmogony can be defined as a study of the physical universe in terms of its originating time and space. In other words, cosmogony is the study of the universe and its origins. The origin and the nature of the universe have been one of the most debated topics throughout history. Both the scientific and theological … Read more

The International Space Station

The International Space Station is the doorway to the future of mankind and the world as it is known. The scientific and medical discoveries that will be made on the station could create billions of dollars annually. A plan like this, arranged to benefit the whole world economy, should sound like a good idea to … Read more

Black Holes Essay

Every day we look into the night sky, wondering and dreaming what lies beyond our galaxy. Within our galaxy alone, there are millions upon millions of stars. This may be why it interest us to learn about all that we cannot see. Humans have known the existence of stars since they have had eyes, and … Read more

The Moon – the only natural satellite of Earth

The Moon is the only natural satellite of Earth: orbit: 384,400 km from Earth diameter: 3476 km mass: 7. 35e22 kg Called Luna by the Romans, Selene and Artemis by the Greeks, and many other names in other mythologies. The Moon, of course, has been known since prehistoric times. It is the second brightest object … Read more

Star Formation Essay

Our lives are intimately linked to the stars, but in ways much more down to earth than the romantic views of them. As we all know, our sun is a star and the thermonuclear reactions that are continuously taking place inside it are what provide and sustain life on our planet. What do we get … Read more

Black Holes Paper

Within our galaxy alone, there are millions upon millions of stars. Within our universe, there are millions upon millions of galaxies. Humans have known the existence of stars since they have had eyes. Although interpretations may have differed on what they were, they were always thought of as white glowing specks in the sky, but … Read more

Space Exploration: From The Past To The Future

Ever since the beginning of time, mankind has been fascinated with wonders of space. Before the mid-1900s, all mankind could do was gaze at the stars from Earth and wonder what it would be like to go into space. Man would look through telescopes and make theories on how the universe worked. During the mid-1900s, … Read more

The Twin Supergiants: Alpha and Beta Centauri

Hadar, also known as Beta Centauri, is the 10th brightest stars (11th as viewed from Earth). Hadar is a blue-white super giant in the constellation Centaurus (Cen). In about 4,000 years, the motion of Alpha Centauri, who’s proper name is Rigel Kentaurus, will carry it close enough to Hadar that they will appear to be … Read more

The Orion Nebula

The Orion Nebula contains one of the brightest star clusters in the night sky. With a magnitude of 4, this nebula is easily visible from the Northern Hemisphere during the winter months. It is surprising, therefore, that this region was not documented until 1610 by a French lawyer named Nicholas-Claude Fabri de Peiresc. On March … Read more

The net Mars

The net Mars is an interesting and mysterious planet. It is often referred to as the Red Planet. The rocks, soil, and sky all have a red hue on account of rust. Mars is the fourth planet from the sun at about 141 million miles (228 million kilometers) and the last terrestrial planet from the … Read more

Disasters in Space Flight

On January 27, 1967, the three astronauts of the Apollo 4, were doing a test countdown on the launch pad. Gus Grissom was in charge. His crew were Edward H. White, the first American to walk in space, and Roger B. Chaffee, a naval officer going up for the first time. 182 feet below, R. … Read more

Stars And Galaxies

Stars and galaxies began to form about one billion years following the Big Bang, and since then the universe has simply continued to grow larger and cooler, creating conditions conducive to life. Three excellent reasons exist for believing in the big-bang theory. First, and most obvious, the universe is expanding. Second, the theory predicts that … Read more

The American space shuttle, Challenger

The five men and two women – including the first civilian in space – were just over a minute into their flight from Cape Canaveral in Florida when the Challenger blew up. The astronauts’ families, at the airbase, and millions of Americans witnessed the world’s worst space disaster live on TV. The danger from falling … Read more

Pluto: A Planet

Many issues have arisen from the debate whether or not Pluto is a planet. Some astronomers say that Pluto should be classified as a “minor planet” due to its size, physical characteristics, and other factors. On the other hand, some astronomers defend Pluto’s planet status, citing several key features. Indeed, most of the problem is … Read more

Mining in Space

On December 10, 1986 the Greater New York Section of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) and the engineering section of the New York Academy of Sciences jointly presented a program on mining the planets. Speakers were Greg Maryniak of the Space Studies Institute (SSI) and Dr. Carl Peterson of the Mining and … Read more

Supernova Star

A supernova is a STAR that explodes. It suddenly increases in brightness by a factor of many billions, and within a few weeks it slowly fades. In terms of the human lifespan, such explosions are rare occurrences. In our Milky Way galaxy, for example, a supernova may be observed every few hundred years. Three such … Read more

Alexander Sandy Calder

Alexander Sandy Calder was born into a family of renowned artists who encouraged him to create from a very young age. As a boy, he had his own workshop where he made toys for himself and his sister. He received a degree in mechanical engineering in 1919 but soon after decided to pursue a career … Read more

Science Competition: Space Timeline

This below is my timeline of space it should explain the many theories of how the universe came to be. It should explain about how galaxy was formed and what stage our star; the sun is in at this point in this present moment. The Time Line will take you from the moment it was … Read more

Pluto – a planet or?

Pluto Come wander with me, she said, Into regions yet untrod; And read what is still unread In the manuscripts of God. – Longfellow Although Pluto was discovered in 1930, limited information on the distant planet delayed a realistic understanding of its characteristics. Today Pluto remains the only planet that has not been visited by … Read more

Extra Terrestrial

In an ever-expanding galaxy, humans cannot be the only intelligent life forms. Somewhere, in some universe exists a form of life equal, or superior to, intellectual capability and performance of humans. Many people have seen unexplained occurrences that could only be classified as alien life forms. Thousands of humans claim to have seen aliens, and … Read more

Discovering Comets

Before the seventeenth century, comets were considered portents-warning shots fired at a sinful Earth from the right hand of an avenging God. However, in the post-Newtonian era, when their paths were understood to intersect that of the Earth, they were considered actual agents of destruction. Experts have described comets as the carriers of both life-seeds … Read more

Matter and its basic properties

Philosophy of the concept of “matter” “Matter” is one of the most fundamental concepts of philosophy. However, in different philosophical systems its content is understood in different ways. For idealistic philosophy, for example, it is characteristic that it either completely rejects the existence of matter or denies its objectivity. Thus, the eminent ancient Greek philosopher … Read more