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Unformatted text preview: o Send up satellites faster Economical: put four satellites in orbit for the current price of one Informative o Described how it worked Solid-rocket boosters Ceramic tiles o Described what the flight would be like for the astronauts Impressed o Nothing as big as Columbia ever put in orbit o Nothing with wings has ever flown 17,500 miles an hour o No man has ridden solid rockets before Mentioned the Soviet Union creating a killer satellite will spur us more rapidly into space o Just as Sputnik did two decades ago o Recognized, even back then, that we needed the race element...
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This note was uploaded on 08/30/2011 for the course ENC 3930H taught by Professor Pauldombrowski during the Spring '11 term at University of Central Florida.
- Spring '11