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Famous Astronauts And Astronomers

  1. 1. Famous Astronauts and Astronomers Joe Henderson
  2. 2. Buzz Aldrin <ul><li>Buzz Aldrins birth name is Edward Aldrin. </li></ul><ul><li>Buzz Aldrin was born in Montclair, New Jersey on January 20, 1930. </li></ul><ul><li>Buzz was educated at a military Academy at West Point and graduated with mechanical engineering. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Buzz Aldrin <ul><li>After school, Buzz worked in the air force. </li></ul><ul><li>After the air force, Buzz got a doctorate in science. </li></ul><ul><li>In 1963, Buzz was selected by NASA and was nicknamed Dr. Rendezvous. </li></ul><ul><li>In 1966 on the Gemini 12, Buzz preformed the first successful spacewalk. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Buzz Aldrin <ul><li>On July 20, 1969, Buzz and Neil Armstrong Made their historic Apollo 11 moonwalk becoming the first two people to set foot on another world. </li></ul><ul><li>When Buzz returned from Apollo 11, Buzz got the Presidential medal of freedom and 23 other awards from other countries. </li></ul><ul><li>Since returning from Apollo 11, Buzz kept foot on earth and continued leadership in human space exploration. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Buzz Aldrin is a Rapper too!
  6. 6. Neil Armstrong <ul><li>Neil Alden Armstrong was born on August 5,1930 in Wapakoneta, Ohio. </li></ul><ul><li>From 1949 to 1952, Armstrong was a naval aviator. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Neil Armstrong <ul><li>On July 20, 1969 Commander Armstrong and astronaut Edwin Aldrin successfully touched down on the lunar surface. </li></ul><ul><li>Armstrong was the first person to set foot on the moon. </li></ul><ul><li>Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin explored the moon for 2 hours and 30 minutes. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Neil Armstrong <ul><li>When he returned, Armstrong was awarded the Medal of Freedom. </li></ul><ul><li>Neil Armstrong left NASA in 1971 to join the faculty of the University of Cincinnati. </li></ul><ul><li>He remained there as a professor of aerospace engineering until 1979 </li></ul>
  9. 9. Mark Aaronson <ul><li>Born august 24 1950 in los Angeles. </li></ul><ul><li>Concentrated on the fields of the Hubble constants. </li></ul><ul><li>The Marc Aaronson Memorial Lectureship promoting and recognizing excellence in astronomical research, is held every 18 months by the University of </li></ul><ul><li>Arizona and Steward Observatory as a tribute to his memory </li></ul><ul><li>He was killed in a tragic car accident on April 30 1987. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Halton Christian Arp <ul><li>An American astronomer . </li></ul><ul><li>born March 21, 1927 in New York City. </li></ul><ul><li>Arp's hypothesis is that quasars or quasi-stellar objects (QSOs) are local objects ejected from the core of active galactic nuclei. </li></ul>
  11. 11. James Lovell <ul><li>James Arthur Lovell, Jr., (March 25, 1928 - ) was a NASA astronaut who flew on two Gemini missions (Gemini 7 and Gemini 12). </li></ul><ul><li>Flew in the first manned mission orbiting the moon. </li></ul><ul><li>completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School in 1971. </li></ul><ul><li>Apollo 13: Lovell, John L. Swigert, Jr., and Fred W. Haise, Jr. flew on the ill-fated Apollo 13 mission from April 11-17, 1970. On this 5-day, 22.9-hour trip </li></ul>
  12. 12. John Glenn <ul><li>John Glenn was born in Cambridge, Ohio, on July 18, 1921. </li></ul><ul><li>He graduated from New Concord High School and attended Muskingum College. Shortly after Japan attacked Pearl Harbor. </li></ul><ul><li>On February 20, 1962, atop an Atlas rocket, he rode into space and piloted the Friendship 7 spacecraft around the globe three times, becoming the first American to orbit the earth. </li></ul><ul><li>While he continued to serve as an advisor to NASA until 1964, his interests increasingly turned to public affairs </li></ul>
  13. 13. Eugene Cernan <ul><li>Eugene Cernan was one of the fourteen astronauts selected by NASA in October 1963. </li></ul><ul><li>During this 3-day flight which began on June 3, 1966, the spacecraft achieved a circular orbit of 161 statute miles. The crew used three different techniques to effect rendezvous with the previously launched Augmented Target Docking Adopters. </li></ul><ul><li>He was the second American to walk in space. </li></ul>
  14. 14. George Ogden Abell <ul><li>George Ogden Abell (1927 - 1983) was an astronomer at UCLA who catalogued many clusters </li></ul><ul><li>Abell 400 - galaxy cluster Abell 426 - galaxy cluster Abell 1689 galaxy cluster Abell 1795 galaxy cluster Abell 1835 IR1916 furthest known galaxy, seen by gravitational lensing Abell 2029 galaxy cluster Abell 2142 galaxy cluster Abell 2218 galaxy cluster, used for gravitational lensing Abell 2256 galaxy cluster </li></ul>
  15. 15. Works Cited <ul><li>&quot;Buzz Aldrin | Welcome.&quot; Buzz Aldrin | Welcome . N.p., n.d. Web. 11 Jan. 2010. <http://buzzaldrin.com/frontpag </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Rayner, Ben. &quot;Buzz Aldrin's rap video aims to make space sexy - thestar.com.&quot; News, Toronto, GTA, Sports, Business, Entertainment, Canada, World, Breaking - thestar.com . N.p., n.d. Web. 11 Jan. 2010. <http://www.thestar.com/news/w </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;11 songs about the moon… and beyond | MusicRadar.com.&quot; Music gear reviews and news, Music equipment, Tuition | MusicRadar.com . N.p., n.d. Web. 11 Jan. 2010. <http://www.musicradar.com/news/guitars/11-songs-about-the-moon-and-beyond-213437>. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Nasa.&quot; JSC . N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Jan. 2011. <www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/armstrong-na.html>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Emilio Segrè Visual Archives.&quot; Photos of physicists, astronomers and other scientists - Emilio Segrè Visual Archives . N.p., n.d. Web. 13 Jan. 2010. <http://photos.aip.org/quickSearch.jsp?qsearch=john&group=790>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;James A. Lovell, Jr.: Astronaut - EnchantedLearning.com.&quot; ENCHANTED LEARNING HOME PAGE . N.p., n.d. Web. 13 Jan. 2010. <http://www.enchantedlearning </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Marc Aaronson - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.&quot; Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia . N.p., n.d. Web. 13 Jan. 2010. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ma </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;audio.&quot; audio . N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Jan. 2012. <www.audiologyonline.com/management </li></ul>