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  • International Space Station

    International Space Station The International Space Station (ISS) is a habitable artificial satellite in low Earth orbit. It speeds around the earth from hundreds of miles up. “On January 29‚ 1998‚ fifteen countries signed the intergovernmental agreements (IGA) establishing the framework for cooperation among the partners on the design‚ development‚ operation and utilization of the Space Station.” (“Partner Signs ISS”). The idea for using the ISS is as a platform to explore the Moon‚ Mars and

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  • International Space Station

    International Space Station The International Space Station‚ a worldwide project‚ is the next goal in a quickly growing space frontier. The station will be the first and next step towards researching the vast unknown world of outer space. What will be learned by this station? NASA has only the highest hopes that with the newest advancements in technology up in space‚ the fundamental physical‚ chemical‚ and biological processes can be examined with the absence of gravity‚ because of the

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  • The International Space Station

    The International Space Station (ISS) The International Space Station (ISS) is a research facility which is being assembled in Low Earth Orbit. Construction of the station began in 1998‚ and is scheduled to be complete by 2011. Operations will continue until 2015. At present‚ the ISS is the largest artificial satellite in Earth orbit. It is bigger than any previous space station. The ISS program is a joint effort by the space agencies of the United States (NASA)‚ Russia‚ Japan‚ Canada and ten European

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  • Scientific Experiments in International Space Station

    Experiments in International Space Station The International space Station plays an important role in the space world. It has significant effect on scientific project such as life sciences‚ new materials‚ and crystals etc. It is the biggest international scientific program in the world. The International Space Station is not only one U.S country‚ but also Japan‚ Russia‚ Canada and other eleven countries. Those countries cooperate with each other. The International Space Station is a very huge satellite

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  • Analysis Of The Mccrudo Space Station

    Year 2055‚ Day 110. The McCrudo space station orbits three hundred miles above earth. Four antennas extend from the station point to the earth bellow like tentacles. Inside the space station‚ a two man research team‚ consisting of MATT and RICKY‚ conduct various experiments relating to the planetary movements. The whole operation runs smoothly until they lose contact with mission control just several months before they’re supposed to be relived from duty. At first Matt and Ricky dismiss the oddly

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  • Risk Assessment for the International Space Station: Use of Fault Tree Analysis

    the International Space Station | | Casey Potter | 12/4/2011 | This document will provide a risk assessment‚ with the use of FTA‚ for the International Space Station. | Table of Contents I. Introduction………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 2 II. Sources of Project Risk in Construction……………………………………………………………………………….. 3 A. Timeline…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 3 B. Costs………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 4 C. International Collaboration……………………………………………………………………………………

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  • Space

    Space exploration and the space program in general‚ have been an important part of our past successes as a country. Today‚ as our government looks at budget reduction and cost cutting measures‚ the space program is being scrutinized more than ever. Should the space program be cut or should it be reinvented? To fully understand why the space program is so controversial‚ one must first understand where the space program began. Shortly after the end of World War II (1939-45)‚ the U.S. and the

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  • Space

    The Space Travel and Research Introduction Space contains the planets‚ countless galaxies and milky ways. Man has been able to go to space and collect pictures of the sun‚ the planets and the moon. Man has landed on the moon and he is trying to find out the existence of life on other planets. Telecommunication‚ weather forecasting‚ radio and television programmes etc. are all monitored by satellites in space. There are also military stations and spy satellites in space which pose a threat

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  • Space Exploration

    Lori Mares 03/07/13 Exploration in Space Space exploration has been around for a long time ever since the first rocket went into space. That was the work of the Germans after world war II. The competition to be the first in space began in 1945 and would last 30 years. The Space Race pitted the United States and Soviet Union against each other in a contest that extended from the Earth to the surface of the moon and beyond. Humans have dreamt of exploring space for a very long time. Centuries ago

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  • Space Trip

    National Aeronautics and Space Administration America’s Spaceport America’s Spaceport John F. Kennedy Space Center “This generation does not intend to founder in the backwash of the coming age of space. We mean to be a part of it . . . we mean to lead it.” President John F. Kennedy Sept. 12‚ 1962 Origins Origins T he John F. Kennedy Space Center -- America’s Spaceport -- is the doorway to space. From its unique facilities‚ humans and machines begin to explore the solar system

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