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Research paper topics on the future of space exploration

Space exploration began with John F. Kennedy’s urging for America to put a man on the moon in 1961. Thirty-nine years later, the International Space Station went into orbit, and with it, the goal of continuous human habitation in space.

Find out more about space exploration for your research paper. (Credit: NASA)

Find out more about space exploration for your research paper. (Credit: NASA)

The next series of NASA missions may see astronauts going to Mars. The past 54 years have been rich with research paper topics on the human exploration of space; what will the next half a century hold? Read more

NASA missions and dangers in space—research topic on the accuracy of Gravity the movie

A box office hit and winner of seven Academy Awards shows how heavily interested the public is with space. (Credit: Thomas Harbaugh)

A box office hit and winner of seven Academy Awards shows how heavily interested the public is with space. (Credit: Thomas Harbaugh)

Now that the Academy Awards have come and gone, with Gravity the movie garnering seven total statues, attention is once again focused on how accurately the film represents the dangers in space for NASA missions. The fact that the movie has made more than $270 million so far indicates that the public is very interested in space, but are they receiving inaccurate information? Astronauts and space experts have weighed in with research and explanations for what the movie gets right and where it veers into fantasy. Read more