Space Stations Past, Present, and Future

by Keegan Kimbrough, Eldorado High Sch, Albuquerque, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Engineering, Construction, and Operations in Space IV


The paper discusses the evolution, present state and future of space stations. Man's interest in the stars led to many inventions and the ultimate launching of the Russian satellite Sputnik, the first artificial satellite into orbit. Three and a half years later, the United States launched two astronauts, Neil Armstrong and Edwin Aldrin, who became the first men to walk on the Moon.

Subject Headings: Space stations | Space exploration | Satellites | Half space | Moon | Orbits | Astronomy | Flight | United States

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