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    From the early ages, Space and the concept of Space Exploration has retained a notion of mystique and intrigue ever since the first astrologists gazed up at the stars. With the launch of Apollo 11, Neil Armstrong became the first person to ever step on the moon. Many years of struggle as well as many lives being lost has only led to greater discoveries but the sacrifices that were made will always be mourned and remembered. And despite the risks, the notion of space travel has led us to many different

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    The Space Race The Space Race was revolutionary to space exploration we all know today. As Neil Armstrong said as he took step on the moon, “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” The space race opened many more doors for space missions by proving that the United States (U.S.) had the technology to do so much more as well. According to an article entitled “Space Race” by history.com, the Space Race was triggered during the Cold War between the U.S. and Soviet Union. Both countries

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    Have you ever dreamed of going to space, floating weightlessly through the black void? Whether as a toddler or still as an adult, everyone has had this dream. However, there is a point in many people’s lives where they lose interest, and some even oppose the idea of exploring the great beyond. Because of this, the world is where it is now: unable to make any significant progress in learning what is outside of our planet. Why do so many people deny the childlike curiosity of knowing what goes on

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    Space exploration has long been a debated topic. From the days where there was controversy between whether the universe revolved around the Earth, because god made humans special, to whether Copernicus’s idea that the Earth and the other planets of the solar system revolve around the sun was true. Then there was the space race where there was a dilemma based on what was ethical to be produced and sent to space (such as weaponry during the cold war). The more contemporary problem involves the exploration

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    always been driven to explore the unknown. Understanding every detail of the puzzling mess of stars above would be of great benefit to our future. It’s appalling when you come to realise how blind we are regarding knowledge of space. As a species, we haven’t put our all into space projects, consequently resulting in not having a proper understanding of what lies beyond our planet. Sure, we have the basic outline of what’s within the milky way, but there is a whole galaxy of possibilities out there we

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    They believe space exploration is a poor investment that we put a lot into and get nothing in return. What they don't see is what goes on behind the rocket launches and space experiments, and how it has a huge on all of us. The space race in a 1960 for example brought forth modern america today. But there are many false accusations today that is preventing NASA's scientists and

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    Is Space Exploration Worth it? Do you want to stay here forever? The question of space exploration has lingered inside everyone’s mind since the Space Race and humans looked to the stars. Humankind exploring our interstellar neighborhood in inevitable and beneficial. Starting off, the first reason we are slowly killing our planet, draining it of its resources. For example, mining, drilling for oil, burning fossil fuels, and deforestation. Eventually, we will have no more of a certain resource to

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    2017 Is Space Exploration Worth the Cost? Since 1969 when Neil Armstrong, Edwin Aldrin, and Michael Collins landed on the moon, space exploration has intensified in the recent days with the developed countries competing to send astronauts into space. The US government allocates billions to space navigation each year to fund the scientific undertakings needed to make the entire process a success. The overarching question in the whole phenomenon is whether the benefits accrued from these space voyages

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    PAP/A1 Hern Annotated Bibliography Hanbury,Robin,and Piers Bizony. “For and Against: Space Exploration.” Engineering and Technology Magazine.The Institution of Engineering and Technology, 2014. Web. 29 June 2014. Author, journalist, and filmmaker, Piers Bizony in his side of the article “For and Against:Space Exploration” argues that the exploration of space is not a waste of funds,and should continue to fund it. He supports this claim by explaining

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    With space exploration beginning with Generation X, who are now our parents, living on other planets and in space has always been a thought. The space voyage, starting with Kennedy, has yet to see a halt in the space exploration advancements. Kennedy had said in 1961, that within ten years they will send a man to the moon, and by 1969 three men took the first steps on the moon. Scientists and researchers see that with a will there's a way, and the goal set for Mars colonization is the year 2020.

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    Space exploration has been significant to the history of America throughout decades on end. Not just the exploration of space, but the exploration of planet Earth itself as well. In this source, it focuses on the common public question of whether or not space exploration is ethical if there’s still so much left on our planet to explore. In the past, America was involved in the international “space race”, in which we actually still are involved in to this day. The international competition does inevitably

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    2018 Space Exploration in America On July twentieth, 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first person to walk on the moon- a moment that is now read about in history books. Everyone knows the line, “One small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.” Recently, on February sixth, 2018, the private company SpaceX successfully launched a rocket into space. These events leave some people questioning: Is exploring space even important? Even though space exploration is expensive, exploring space is necessary

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    Raymond Ferguson English for Academic Purposes 27/11/2016 Space Exploration "But why, some say, the Moon? Why choose this as our goal? And they may well ask, why climb the highest mountain? Why, 35 years ago, fly the Atlantic…”This is a speech illustrated by John F. Kennedy, the 35th president of the United States of America, in order to convince the public that the Apollo Mission is worth launching, he explained the reasons why space exploration is so important. However, in the year of 2016, fifty-four

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    been dreaming about space travel since antiquity. The Chinese used rockets for ceremonies and military purposes centuries ago, but only in the final years of the 20th century were rockets manufactured that were powerful enough to outstand the force of gravity to reach orbital velocities that could open space to human exploration. A lot of scientists have devoted their lives to revealing the secrets of space and finding the answers to questions related with human existence, space expeditions, the existence

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    inception in 1958, the National Aeronautical and Space Administration (NASA), a U.S. space agency successfully fulfilled the American dream of reaching for the stars. Due to the creation of this renowned institute, we have seen tremendous developments in science and technology that have benefited society in multiple ways. However, the funding of space research has drawn a lot of attention. “Should the U.S. government invest more taxes in space exploration or should it be cut down?” is the question that

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    Throughout the 20th century, our views of space have changed. We started thinking about space, with the same way we started thinking about Pythagoras’s theory of how the world is round. Curiosity and rivalry have ignited the space race, but rivalry between United States and Soviet Union has boosted the development of the space race. The Cold War was ongoing so neither of country wanted to lose to each other. Also, this race determined which country was more advanced compared to another. With their

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    Just for a second close your eyes and think about all of those cool space movies that intrigue you the most. For my Star Wars and Star Trek fans let me say this first. Yes those movies were in fact science fiction; although, how cool would it be to have all of those cool gadgets and be able to travel off planet and see other stars and galaxies. I believe that the abandonment of NASA space program was a mistake for the reason that all of our problems that we have on in terms of wealth, resources and

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    Sustainability in Space Exploration and Space Exploration and Sustainability Human beings are limited only by their imagination and our worlds are only restricted by the lengths we wish to go. Space has for long been regarded as the final frontier and space travel has for long been an idea of dreams. Recent scientific advancements have allowed us to transform this dream into a glorious reality and the toil and imagination of the ambitious has seen man put man in space. And given the state of the

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    the moon. Although space exploration may be promising, it should not be funded by Americans since it costs and excessive amount of money, and science is not progressing fast enough to continue investing in space exploration. The first reason why Americans should discontinue their financial support for space exploration is because people forfeit a lot of money. In Source D, it costed George Whitefield, CEO of Virgin Galactic, more than $200 million dollars to develop his space module,

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    Arianna Morales Period-2 02/15/2018 Katherine Johnson Who is Katherine Johnson? How was Johnson a key contributor to space exploration and how did her three accomplishments impact space exploration? Katherine Johnson a African American women, born in 1918 West Virgina. Johnson was very skilled in math from a young age to adulthood. But not just any type of math; the math Johnson did was geometry, calculous

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