Sunday, September 7th
, 2008
SPACE
Improvements in
Technology
 There have been a lot
of improvements over
the years that have
made the space
program possible.
 Here are just a few
ex...
Galileo's telescope 1609
 This is Galileo’s
telescope – the one
he used to figure out
that the planets were
revolving aro...
Venus
 …and this is how
clear the planet
Venus appeared
through that
telescope.
Hubble Telescope
 This is the Hubble Space Telescope, a long way
from Galileo’s telescope…
 …and these are the
images it can take
from across millions
of light years.
Model T Ford 1908
 This is the Model T Ford, the first mass
produced car in history…
Moon buggy 1971
 …and this is the
moon buggy we
brought to the moon
with us.
Sputnik 1957
 This is the first
satellite that was
launched into
space.
 It travelled around the
earth for 22 days and
was capable of
measuring
atmospheric
pressure.
Voyager 1, 1977
 Voyager, by comparrison,
travelled throughout our
solar system, taking
pictures and
measurements of our
...
Salyut 1 (1971) and Skylab (1973)
 The first space stations
were amazing
achievements, but
we’ve come a long way
in 35 ye...
Space station 2008
NASA Home and Space
There have been many
spinoffs from the space
program that affect all of
our lives. To see how
many the...
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  1. 1. Sunday, September 7th , 2008 SPACE Improvements in Technology
  2. 2.  There have been a lot of improvements over the years that have made the space program possible.  Here are just a few examples:
  3. 3. Galileo's telescope 1609  This is Galileo’s telescope – the one he used to figure out that the planets were revolving around the sun, and not around the Earth…
  4. 4. Venus  …and this is how clear the planet Venus appeared through that telescope.
  5. 5. Hubble Telescope  This is the Hubble Space Telescope, a long way from Galileo’s telescope…
  6. 6.  …and these are the images it can take from across millions of light years.
  7. 7. Model T Ford 1908  This is the Model T Ford, the first mass produced car in history…
  8. 8. Moon buggy 1971  …and this is the moon buggy we brought to the moon with us.
  9. 9. Sputnik 1957  This is the first satellite that was launched into space.
  10. 10.  It travelled around the earth for 22 days and was capable of measuring atmospheric pressure.
  11. 11. Voyager 1, 1977  Voyager, by comparrison, travelled throughout our solar system, taking pictures and measurements of our planets for the first time.  It left our solar system in 2003 and is still functioning.
  12. 12. Salyut 1 (1971) and Skylab (1973)  The first space stations were amazing achievements, but we’ve come a long way in 35 years.
  13. 13. Space station 2008
  14. 14. NASA Home and Space There have been many spinoffs from the space program that affect all of our lives. To see how many there are, click on this link or click this picture and answer the questions on your worksheet.  http://www.nasa.gov/multim

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