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- On May 25, 1961, John F. Kennedy delivered one of the most memorable State of the Union addresses in the history of the United States. ?I believe that this nation should commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the Moon and returning him safely to the earth? (http://www.
- Since the beginning of time, man has been fascinated with the stars and sky. From the time the first man took his first step on the moon, space exploration has been growing and expanding. More and more people are coming up with new ways on how to study the universe.
- In 1958 the National Aeronautics and Space Administration was established, commonly referred to NASA. Shortly after NASA s founding, the launching site at Cape Canaveral, Florida, and the Johnson Space Center in Houston Texas were planned and built.
- Solving the Mind-Body Problem: Dualism vs. Searle”It is startling to realize how much unbelief is necessary to make belief possible.”>1. Introduction>While John Searle exposes the errors of materialists, dualists can only be delighted. Searle and dualists, both minorities in academic philosophy of mind, have something crucial in common: Namely, they agree that mental states as standardly conceived exist; they are not “really” illusions, behavior, functions, or computer programs.
- are they a genuine reality we prefer to dismiss because we fear the scary truth that we are not the only master race? Are we hesitant because society dubs such “immature” psycho tantamount to subscribing to belief in ghosts? These are a few of the many pertinent UFO questions the mature individual must address.
- Many social changes that were addressed in the 1960s are still the issues being confronted today. the ’60s was a decade of social and political upheaval. in spite of all the turmoil, there were some positiveresults: the civil rights revolution, john f.
- The tension that existed between the U.S. and Russia during the years after WWII was not only a time that both countries patiently tried to keep the world from another war, but was also a time of great rivalry in the exploration of space. As both counties diligently experimented with plans for creating a way to get into the vastness of space, spies on both sides were already in place to steal those ideas.
- Mars is a small planet that has about half the diameter of Earth and about one-tenth Earth?s mass. The force of gravity on the surface of Mars is about one-third of that on Earth. Mars has twice the diameter and twice the surface gravity of Earth?s moon.
- The disaster: the explosion of the Space Shuttle Challenger. (Compton’s 1) Many people thought that disaster couldn’t strike because a civilian was on board. But as the whole nation found out, nobody is immortal.
- Neil Armstrong was born in Wapakoneta, Ohio in the year 1930. His services as a pilot were called upon during the Korean War. Shortly after graduating from Purdue University in 1955, Armstrong joined the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, then known as the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics.
- The Martian Chronicles, by Ray Bradbury, is a science-fiction book and was written in 1946. This major work by Bradbury is a collection of short stories relating to Mars or Martians. Bradbury had a clear vision of the Mars in which these stories are set.
- On July 20, 1969, the human race accomplished its single greatest technological achievement of all time when a man first set foot on the moon. We entered a new era, no longer bound by the circles of the earth that had held us so jealously so close to its surface for so long.
- A budding industry today is Space Tourism, that expects we’ll be able to book ourselves on space vacations within the next 10-20 years—if we can pay the price. If you’re interested in space travel, interested in finding out “What’s out there” beyond our earth,
- Inside the Apollo 4 there was a metal door with a sharp edge. Each time the door was open and shut, it scraped against an environmental control unit wire. The repeated abrasion had exposed two tiny sections of wire.
- The Romans gave Mercury its name after the fleet-footed messenger of the gods because it seemed to move quicker than any other planet. It is the closest planet to the Sun, and second smallest planet in the solar system. Its diameter is 40% smaller than Earth and 40% larger than the Moon.
- =========================================================================== THE HUMAN EYE IN SPACE by Lambert Parker (edited) ASTRONOMY AND SPACE SIG ————————————————————————— Human visual hardware is a result of a billion years of evolution within the earths atmosphere where light is scattered by molecules of air, moisture, particular matter etc.
- The shots were thought to have come from the seven-story Texas School Book Depository. The shots were fatal for President John Kennedy. John Kennedy was a very influential leader of the 19 0?s and will remain a hero forever. John Kennedy was born at 83 Beals Street, Brookline, Massachusetts on May 7, 1917.
- “Ray Bradbury is one of the immortals among us, whose classic works of science fiction, fantasy and horror will be read a thousand years from now by our descendents and the relatives alike of the planets of a thousand distant stars.” ( Dragon*con, website).
- It was in Chicago that Day began to form positive impressions of Catholicism. Day recalled. when her father was appointed sports editor of a Chicago newspaper, the Day family moved into a comfortable house on the North Side. Here Dorothy began to read books that affected her conscience.
- “That’s one small step for a man, one giant leap for a mankind.” The national effort that enabled Astronaut Neil Armstrong to speak those words as he stepped onto the lunar surface, and fulfilled a dream as old as humanity. But Project Apollo’s goals went beyond landing Americans on the Moon and returning them safely to Earth.