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NASA is the National Aeronautical Space Administration, which oversees all the space travel in the United States. Its most famous project is the Apollo moon missions.

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S&W has a detailed book of all weapons sold under the S&W name. I was luck and found a 916A at a gun show at st. Charles mo. in 1995 for 75 bucks. hopethis helps SteveThe 916 slide action was produced between 1972 and 1978. MSRP was between $136 and $163. Now a ANIB is about $225 and EXC is …
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%FOLLOWUPS% Even if you rig up a drain within this space, 90 degrees is no problem. It is the 3 inches that is the problem. Bascially this would mean a 2 1/2 inch drain. It will work, albeit slowly.   The problem isn't that you can only fit a 2 1/2" pipe under it, it's that you can't fit a…
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Challenger Astronauts Francis R. Scobee; pilot Michael J. Smith; mission specialists Ronald E. McNair, Ellison S. Onizuka, and Judith A. Resnik; and payload specialists Gregory B. Jarvis and Christa McAuliffe. You can read all about the Challenger disaster, and find links to the biographies …
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There have been six shuttles, the first being the Space Shuttle Enterprise (OV-1). Although the Enterprise was never intended for use in for orbital missions, its primary use was as a test vehicle for in-atmosphere flight tests of the 747 aircraft "taxi" system that moved the shuttle from Edwards AF…
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By applying for social security disability benefits. If you do not have enough work quarters to qualify, there is another program called SSI. It is specifically for the disabled and/or persons over 65 who do not qualify for regular SS. Contact your local SSA office.
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Because people with personality disorders deny that they have a mental health problem or that their behavior is inappropriate or abusive.   Because, they have falsely accused you of doing the exact same thing so many times that if they were to acknowledge what they do themselves it would make…
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Yes,not nasa but the mars association has made suits called bio suits which are very much different from those used in the Apollo travels. Tell u what they are specifically designed for girls. So they only have a chance of going there. And the suit is not for life it is designed for humans who would…
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Most Recent Moon Landing The last two people to land on the moon were Commander Eugene A. Cernan and Harrison H. Schmitt. During the US Apollo 17 mission, they landed on 11 December 1972, and stayed for about 3 days. (see mission info at the related link)
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I have a 92 cutlas ciera and had a similar problem, it ended up being the ignition control module and had to be replaced. My car runs great now!
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Six times, In each case, a 3-man crew was sent to the Moon, two of whom landed, whilst the third remained on the mother ship in orbit around the Moon. The twelve who landed on the Moon and their spaceships were: Apollo 11 [July 20, 1969]: [1] Neil Armstrong "One small step for (a) man, One giant l…
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Answer I had the same problem 6 months ago it would go out after 10 minutes of driving then it perpetually stayed on then one day i went to gas my car up and when i turned the key nothing i thought it was my alarm i thought it was the factory alarm turns out it was the pass through anti theft ala…
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Answer Like any civilian company, it varies with the job they hold. NASA employs managers, engineers, research scientists, administrative staff and everything else right down to security guards and janitors (though some of these are subcontracted out). All in all they pay competive wages and ha…
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The Apollo program needed a computer that could be used on the Lunar Excursion Module for calculating orbital trajectories. The delay involved in having computers on Earth do the calculations was considered too great, and there was a chance that the LEM would be behind the Moon when the calculations…
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Saturn VThe Saturn V was created expressly for the space program. Earlier rockets were adapted to fit the needs of exploration (eg. the Mercury-Redstone combinations), but the power needed to push a craft into orbit required a completely new design. The Saturn V contains 5 rocket engines, each of w…
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It was first first launched for retail on September 9th 1995 in the US. It was first introduced to the U.S. in January of 2005 at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. That was the PS3 launched in November 2006
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Answer He was a man who after building the V2 rocket for the Germans in World War 2, surrendered his brain to the U.S and invented the rockets that took men to the moon
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The temperature in space is close to "absolute zero" because any object there will radiate heat until it cools to that point. This is for objects not exposed to direct sunlight. In Earth orbit, the temperature of objects in sunlight can rise to 120°C/ 250°F. The actual temperature in space is abou…
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You get mew from a event... but unfortnately there aren't any at the moment. You could then load it onto a copy of Pokemon diamond/pearl/platinum and conquer sinnoh with mew. If your playing Pokemon diamond/pearl/platinum they you could try the gts but i think you need to have seen the Pokemon unles…
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Why would it be unfair? It is dangerous to do; you aren't taking anything away from anyone else likely to have the expertise to do whatever you are being sent for.
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First Soviet Satellite It was called the 'Sputnik' and was put into orbit on October 4th, 1957. The timing was 'tweaked' to mark the 40th anniversary of the Russian Revolution of 1917.
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A nasa scientist/engineer starts at about $80k per year - going up to about $125,000 on average. This includes locality pay, incentives and bonuses. A NASA scientist / engineer are also except from layoff.
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The first Space Shuttle, originally called Constitution, was renamed Enterprise after a write in campaign to NASA. Although never designed for orbital flight, it was the first shuttle and was used for atmospheric tests prior to the first orbital flight of Columbia. Original designs for the shuttle …
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Teacher Who Died Sharon Christa Corrigan McAuliffe, but she is better known as Christa McAuliffe. She was a teacher from Concord, New Hampshire who was selected out of about 11,000 applicants to be the first teacher in space. She, along with 6 other brave souls, died 73 seconds after takeoff.
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NASA's FormationThe National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), which was established on July 29, 1958 by the National Aeronautics and Space Act, is the agency responsible for the public space program of the United States of America, funding annually amounting to $16 Billion. It is also re…
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does he love you?He could be wary of giving too much. maybe he loved her with everything and she stole that trust from him. maybe he isn't the "in your face" emotional open kind. he could be telling you every day he loves you with small things you are missing. my suggestion is open honesty. ask him.…
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Meaning of -(i)Stan This simply means 'land, country (of)'. 'Stan' is a word of Persian Language - which means 'Land' or 'place'. Pakistan means a Stan which is pak (pure). Stan is derived from Sanskrit word sthāna (pronounced [st̪ʰaːna]) (स्थान in theDevanāgarī script), a cognate …
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Soviet Union on 4th October 1957 named Sputnik-1
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Military service is a requirement for the Astronaut Corps if you want to be a pilot or mission commander. Most are chosen from the ranks of the Navy and Air Force, and typically have been prior test pilots. They also generally have degrees in Aeronautics or Astrophysics, or other science degrees. F…
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Russians in Space Sputnik - first satellite, 1957 Yuri Gagarin - first man to orbit the earth, 1961 Use any decent search engine (Google, Ask, etc.) for more details. BEFORE America - that's for sure.
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Space Exploration The FY2010 NASA budget is $18.7 billion. How much of that is devoted to "space exploration" is a matter of debate (approximately $5-$7 billion), since NASA's funding is divided into aeronautics, operations, science and cross-agency support. (see the related NASA link) Other age…
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According to NASA, space begins about 100 km above the surface of the earth, where the atmosphere is considered to be null. The space shuttle takes about 8 minutes.
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NASA wastes money like farming wastes seed. If NASA had been permitted to patent the tech it created, they would not have to spend one dime of taxpayer money. The spinoff of NASA is tremendous. You are reading these words on a descendant of NASA's DSKY computer, powered by a descendant of NASA's Int…
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Global Positioning System: The mankind depends on the sea trade for transportation of food grains, fossil fuels, metal ores, etc. Global navigation system, GPS helps in timely delivery of these essential goods by providing the ships with essential navigation information. The GNS services are made av…
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At Cape Canavaral, Florida.Merritt Island, Florida.
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Radar was not a Canadian invention. Radar was invented by the German inventor Christian Hulsm in the early 20th century.
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NASA Inventions answer Nasa has had a hand in developing just about every synthetic material in existence today, agricultural awareness, detailed maps of the earth, measurung the impact we have on the environment, chemicals, alloys, medicinal/chemical understanding, better computers, shock a…
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Yes, NASA is funded, actually owned, by the government, hence "www.nasa.gov"
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Roosevelt used SS funds to build the Atomic Bomb, Truman used SS Funds, Eisenhower used SS to build the Interstate and Kennedy and every President since has used SS Funds. The so called Social Security Trust Fund exists in name only, and they are comingled with the general fund. The above is an over…
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answer it depends on when you started school, if you got held back, if you dropped out of high school and when you (and when you re-entered). so it maturs when you finish high school. dude and guy The youngest person to ever go to college have 12 have was home-schooled and he has enough c…
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The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is an American government agency that administers aerial and spatial research.
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They get electricity through the use of fuel cells. not batteries. The current limiter to the length of a mission is the amount of hydrogen and oxygen carried to use in the fuel cells.
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YES!!! ever heard of A tornado, Or hurricane, That's what they are.,,,,,,,,Have A great day, Jamison.
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We don't know for sure, and we may never know. But there is a lot of space out there, and many, many stars. We've found evidence of hundreds of planets outside of our system, and we have just begun looking. It seems very likely that life will be found on another planet one day.
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Not all women prefer to wear watches on the right arm. Besides there are men who also wear watches on their right arm. It is all about comfort. Some women prefer to have a nice bracelet on their left arm which is why watches are worn on the right. There is not strict rule - it's all about comfort. …
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____________________________________ In order for humans to survive, our bodies have figured out various ways to extract energy from out surroundings. One of the ways is with food, which provides out cells with raw materials to make, repair and replace out cells as needed. A different kind o…
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The first rocket to reach "space" was a German V-2 (the A4 rocket weapon) launched during World War II. According to test records, the first rocket to reach "space" was likely the fourth test launch on October 3, 1942. The first USSR (Russian) space satellite was Sputnik 1 in 1957, followed by the f…
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The best-known NASA field installations are the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center near Houston, Tex., where flights are coordinated, and the John F. Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral, Fla., where all space shuttle launches take place. Other facilities include the Dryden, Glenn, Goddard, and Stenni…
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Damaged seals on a joint in one of the solid rocket boosters made the booster separate from the rest of the vehicle causing a massive explosion.
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To move the shuttle from the building site to the launch site takes 5.7hrs. Shuttle is transported by a crawler at 0.8mph
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the age for the Earth and the rest of the solar system is about 4.55 billion years (plus or minus about 1%).
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From the LDS.org newsroom statistics and history: "Missionary work for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints began in Switzerland on November 24, 1850. A Church publication, the Millennial Star, reported that 20 converts were baptized in 1851, cut many Church members emigrated to America…
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That crap about jirachi and doexys is a myth. Its only for a gameshark. Happy hunting!
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The ISS was invented by sixteen different countries in which include Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Norway, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United kingdom, and the USA.
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The station provides food, shelter and a working environment for astronauts. It is a joint project between the United States, Russia, Japan, Canada and Europe; and is still in the process of being built. Astronauts spend a variety of times living on the station, usually between four to six months. …
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Humans already "disturb" the universe, such as by sending rockets into space. We've also already littered the universe with "space junk". ===== Answer #2: Whether or not we dare, our power to do that is virtually zero. After half a century of trying, only a single 'manmade' item has left our…
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Explorer Eight in 1960
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The three members of the Apollo 13 were: (Commander) James A Lovell, (Lunar module pilot) Fred Haise, and (Command module pilot) John L 'Jack' Swigert. The command module pilot was originally Thomas 'Ken' Mattingly. However he was exposed to German Measles and so was unable to go on the mission. He …
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A byte is a very small amount of computer data. A 1000 bytes or a kilobyte is about the size of a thumbnailed picture.Another answer:A byte is combination of 8 bits. A bit can be either 0 or 1. This combination of 8 bits of either 0 or 1 make up the lowest form of all letters, characters. and number…
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I found happiness in life by seeking and finding a strong relationship with God. I am 51 years old and I was miserable most of my life until I seriously sought to know God. Since God created me and loves me, he knows what I need and he provides it to me freely if I stay close to him. If I live for …
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The Mir main core as launched in February 19, 1986.
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It's a US government agency ... so technically you do (if you're a US citizen). Lewis Roberts is the head scientist though. nasa has discontinued the spaceshuttles forever in December the last 1 is to go off
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NASA stands for: National Aeronautics and Space Administration They are the agency of the United States of America responsible for nonmilitary programs in the exploration and scientific study of space.
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Just about everywhere. For example, all of the following rotate: stars, planets, moons, asteroids, black holes, and even entire galaxies.
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Answer Depending on the mission, shuttles carry a few days worth of consumables (food, water and extra oxygen). As long as power is not completely out, air can be also be kept breathable by removing carbon dioxide. Also, the shuttle needs power to keep the astronauts warm, and to operate the guid…
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Challenger DisasterThe space shuttle Challenger lifted off and exploded on January 28, 1986 at 11:39:13 , Challenger exploded, killing the entire crew of seven. Click on the link below for the entire story.
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1. Aryabhata 19.04.1975 First Indian satellite. Provided technological experience in building and operating a satellite system. Launched by Russian launch vehicle Intercosmos. 2. Bhaskara-I 07.06.1979 First experimental remote sensing satellite. Carried TV and microwave cameras. Launched by Russian …
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Because the Air Force in the 1940's and 50's was the predecessor to NASA. A lot of the top scientists and aviators were a part of the Air Force and had the experience to make the jump. It was a natural step being that these individuals already had the best training at the time and the only real expe…
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Answer In aviation, a flight engineer is a member of the aircrew of an aircraft who is responsible for checking the aircraft before and after each flight, and for monitoring and operating aircraft systems during flight. The flight engineer usually has a background in aircraft maintenance and may …
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In general, it is important to contact modeling agencies that are in your area. The rule of thumb is to seek out agencies that are within a 2 hour's drive of where you live. Any further and you may have to decide if you want to relocate in order to be closer. Modeling agencies are busy people and w…
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The first modern rocket to be successfully launched was in 1926, created by Robert H. Goddard the father of modern rocketry, and named Nell.
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An agricultural science degree, which is offered by land-grant colleges, is necessary for a career as an animal scientist. For students concentrating in the animal sciences, courses should include animal breeding, reproductive physiology, nutrition, and meats and muscle biology.
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it depends on different types of scientist you will be! ex. chemical, astronomy, medicated, etc....That depends on a lot of factors. You would have to consider the kind of scientist you are thinking of, exactly what they do in their daily work, who they work for, what sector (private or public), how…
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you can go to space but you need the number up to 61 rocet lanches to catch deoxes and 100 lanches to catch jiratchie i havent tryed this yet cause i havent got up to 61 or 100 lanches yet im up to 4 lanches so iv got a long way to go.
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The space shuttle is:A winged vehicle capable of space travel, a "spaceplane" as people may call it, yet it is sometimes referred to as a "flying brick" because it requires a very steep glide slope of 20 degrees and is unpowered as it comes in to land. In effect, it literally shuttles supplies betwe…
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The First Woman in Space was... A. Valentina Tershkova
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i don't know help me please so i can get a good grade maybe you should look in the TEXTBOOK! that's what I did. it should be on page 341 of your text book. read the defention. its really simple, genetic engineering is messing with the DNA to improve it. so the benefits of engineering plants genetica…
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Mickhael Annaberdetuno
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with grass and straw With Metal rings and a electronic space pilot and yellow grass
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to seespace if you are in Japan or Mexico etc. not just in one state or province;)
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Neil Alden Armstrong died on August 25, 2012.It was one of saddest moment in the American History.
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You're describing the wavelike line that shows up on the maps at mission control when they plot the path of the spacecraft that they've just launched. Try to imagine this: The satellite is circling the earth at a constant rate ... say one orbit every couple of hours. At the same time, the ear…
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A mechanical engineer works with groups of other engineering disciplines to design and construct a system of some type. It is very interactive and requires high degrees of concentration under a steady hail of chaos. Engineering is still male dominant and very competitve. Typically, the Mechanical En…
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Well unknown to many Canada has an advanced space program and it trains future astronauts through the Canadian Astronaut Corps. This is evident from the fact that about 10 (I don't recall the exact number) astronauts from Canada have flown along side US astronauts and Russian cosmonauts. Chris Hadfi…
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Get a tollet paper roll and a film canister and cut the bottom of the canister. Make a paper cone and baking powder or relef tablets and shake and STAND BACK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!or else..... well it would be bad
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The majority of the white clouds seen during the first few seconds of a shuttle launch is actually steam, not smoke. To dampen the noise from the powerful rocket motors on the shuttle, approximately 400,000 gallons of water are sprayed underneath the exhaust for six seconds before launch and fifteen…
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Well, that we could fly into outer space. Beyond that I don't know what you mean. Jet planes were invented by the Nazis before the first space flights, so the space race didn't spawn those.
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Saturn rocket
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Christa McAuliffe graduated from Marian High School in Framingham, Massachusetts in 1970; she then pursued her college education at Framingham State College, from which she graduated in 1970. She also completed a Master's Degree at Bowie State University in Bowie, Maryland in 1978.
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Weather Conditions and the Space Shuttle Although speeds are different, it has similar requirements to an airplane, when landing. And these conditions need to be right , otherwise the SS could not be controlled to be aligned longitudinally with the runway and wings level with the ground. Remember th…
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NASA = National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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'Window', when referring to a shuttle landing, refers to the period of time when a de-orbit burn can occur to enable the shuttle to land at one of the preferred landing sites (Kennedy Space Center is first, and Edwards Airforce Base if conditions are unsuitable at KSC). Usually there are only about …
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Television and radio had amazed audiences so much that they lost interest and time for vaudeville. Entertainment right in your living room was practically revolutional. Imagine if everytime you wanted to turn on your tv today you had to get dressed up and leave your house?
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hi, if you live in the UK, (& maybe in America & Australia also) then it means a place where people who have the firm belief that god, or spirit, or angels energy is channelled through them to a recipient in order to heal them of ailments & health problems, this can also work for phsycho…
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The first flight ofAtlantis (OV-104) was on 3:15:30 on the 3rd of January 1985(UTC). The mission was STS-51-J which was dedicated to the US Department of Defence. The payload was two DSCS-III (Defence Satellite Communication Systems).
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The 1988 Space Shuttle Discovery commemerative coin had a face value of $5 and is technically legal tender, so you could theoretically change it for $5 at a bank, or simply spend it. According to a recent (2009-08-02) completed listings search on ebay, successful sales of the item ranged from 3 for…
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Before launch the shuttle is moved to the launchpad by the Shuttle Crawler-Transporter from the Vehicle Assembly Building. If the last landing has occurred at the Edwards Airforce Base in California, it will have been brought to this building by the Shuttle Carrier Aircraft, a 747 especially adapte…
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Because it feels cold and you and something to give you comfort. I think your body tells you to eat so you can stock up and thus avoid starvation. This happens because of our ancestors. As if it's engraved in our DNA, like survival impulse. This is my opinion and not based on scientific study, altho…
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you have to be an alien
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