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Space Exploration. Michelle Moore. Chase Lenz, Laura Mangan. Is Space Exploration and Travel Worth doing with todays resources knowledge and technology. Pro: Space exploration is essential to our advancement in technology and should be a big part of our societies goals .

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Space exploration

Space Exploration

Michelle Moore. Chase Lenz, Laura Mangan


Is space exploration and travel worth doing with todays resources knowledge and technology

Is Space Exploration and Travel Worth doing with todays resources knowledge and technology

Pro: Space exploration is essential to our advancement in technology and should be a big part of our societies goals.

Con: It is to costly and we should be worrying more about the problems we are having on earth.

[http://blog.donnawilliams.net] [Space.com]


What is space exploration

What is Space Exploration?

Space exploration is the study and discovery of outer space and its celestial bodies (planets, starts, asteroids, et cetera)

Space exploration is done with probes, artificial satellites, manned missions, et cetera


Timeline

Timeline

October 4, 1957: First Artificial Satellite

November 5, 1957: First Animal is Put into Orbit Around the Earth

July 29th, 1958: NASA

April 12, 1961: First Human to Goes Into Space

March 18, 1965: First Spacewalk

December 21, 1968: First Manned Moon Orbit

[Universetoday.com]


Timeline pt 2

Timeline (Pt 2)

[Aerospaceguide.net]

July 20, 1969: First Manned Moon Landing

July 17, 1975: First Space “Meeting”

April 12, 1981: First Space Shuttle

February 20, 1986: Mir Space Station

April 25, 1990: Hubble Space Telescope

July 4, 1997: Pathfinder Probe Lands on Mars


Failures of manned space missions of the usa

Failures of Manned Space Missions of the USA

March 16 1966, First docking of space vehicle with another; Emergency reentry due to control malfunction

April 23, 1967: Vladimir Komarov’sretroparachute failed to open. Resulted in death

April 11. 1970: Mission aborted because service module oxygen tank exploded. Ships crew returned safely

August 26, 1975: Failed dock with Salyut 3 due to Soyuz system failures

April 5, 1975: Salyut 4 aborted- stage one failed to separate

January 26, 1986: Exploded during takeoff


Human factors in space

Human Factors in Space

Living in space is expensive to maintain

Medical issues (muscles and circulatory system)

Illness due to lack of gravity

Possible psychological problems


Saturn v rocket

Saturn V-Rocket

Height: 363ft

Weight: 2.8 million kg, 118,000 kg (empty)

Vertical Thrust: 7.6 million lbs

Stages: 3

Debut: 1967

Cost: $1.2 billion

Mission: Land on the moon (mission was a success)

Success/Fail ration: 11/1

Used to carry the Apollo 11 crew to the moon

Used 11 times

Developed by Werner von Braun


Bush s speech 2002

Bush’s Speech (2002)

Gave goals for space exploration in the USA

Finish the International Space Station by 2010

Create new vehicle for space exploration by 2014

Accomplish NASA goals by 2020, under budget


Future plans for space exploration programs

Future Plans for Space Exploration Programs

Scientists plan on going on more missions to the Moon and Mars

NASA manned mission program funding was cut

Other nations (China, for example) are expanding their space programs

Privatizing the space industry


Laws and politics

Laws and Politics

The United Nation of Outer Space Affairs

55/122 Resolution

Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space


Social impact

Social Impact

2003 SARS outbreak in China

Telecommunications

Boosted the economy by 2% in the US

Could benefit other economies

Created jobs


Opinions pt 1

Opinions (pt 1)

In a 1970 survey, 56% of Americans thought the US spent too much on space exploration

81% are also for space exploration

Americans consistently say the US spends too much

¾ of Americans see NASA favorably

Tend to be optimistic about manned long-term colonies on Mars

63% believe that astronauts will have landed on Mars before 2050

Americans tend to like the idea of space exploration, just not paying for it.


Opinions pt 2

Opinions (Pt 2)

Pro

Con

The bible says our purpose is on Earth

It’s expensive

We should be focusing on problems on Earth before “finding another planet to destroy”

This planet was created for us

Technology isn’t advanced enough

The space program has done nothing to help us

It’s dangerous

  • Constantly advancing in technology due to the space program

  • NASA doesn’t use that much money (.4% of US budget)

  • Possible discovery of life on other planets

  • We’re too vulnerable on Earth

  • Space is fascinating

  • Exploration will kill our curiosity of what’s out there


Bibliography

Bibliography

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Braeunig, Robert A., ed. "Manned Space Flights." Rocket and Space Technology. Robert A. Braeunig,

1996-2011. Web. 5 May 2014. <http://www.braeunig.us/space/index.htm>.

Bush, George W. "President Bush Announces New Vision for Space Exploration Program." President Bush

Announces New Vision for Space Exploration Program. Jan. 14 2004: n.p. SIRS Government

Reporter. Web. 30 Apr. 2014.

Debate.org. N.p., n.d. Web. 30 Apr. 2014. <http://www.debate.org/opinions/

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Extraterrestrial Life." Science and Its Times. Ed. Neil Schlager and Josh Lauer. Vol. 7.

Detroit: Gale, 2001. Science in Context. Web. 1 May 2014.

Hitt, David. "What Was the Saturn V?" NASA. NASA Educational Technology Services, 25 Feb. 2014. Web.

5 May 2014. <http://www.nasa.gov/audience/foreducators/rocketry/home/

what-was-the-saturn-v-58.html#.U2eZ8Pm-2Fw>.


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"International Space Law." United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs. N.p., n.d. Web. 7 May

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<http://science.nationalgeographic.com/science/space/space-exploration/>.

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Sentinel. Web. 5 May 2014. <http://articles.orlandosentinel.com/2014-04-27/news/

os-ed-deep-space-exploration-042714-20140425_1_deep-space-deep-space-missions-nasa-missions>.

Wormald, Benjamin. "Americans Keen On Space Exploration, Less So On Paying For It." Pew Research

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