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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

Research paper: Life on Mars and the challenge of space exploration

The question of life on Mars goes back more than a century to 1877 when an Italian astronomer, Giovanni Schiaparelli, drew maps and conclusions about the planet and its inhabitants. As time passed and telescopes improved, we learned that Mars is less than the Eden it was thought to be.

Learn more about Mars and space exploration here. (Credit: Twentieth Century Fox)

Learn more about Mars and space exploration here. (Credit: Twentieth Century Fox)

Now in the film The Martian starring Matt Damon, we can learn more about this mysterious planet that has such a fascination for us. If you’re interested in space exploration in all its possibilities, consider exploring Mars for your next research paper. Read more

25th anniversary of the Hubble Space Telescope for your science research paper

In 1990, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) launched the Hubble Telescope with the mission to see farther than any space exploration mission had before. In its twenty-five year history, the Hubble Space Telescope has become one of NASA’s most successful programs. The hundreds of thousands of images sent to Earth have provided valuable information on such phenomenon as dark energy and black holes.

Learn more about the Hubble Space Telescope here. (Credit: Spacetelescope.org)

Learn more about the Hubble Space Telescope here. (Credit: Spacetelescope.org)

On April 22, 2015, PBS Nova aired, “Invisible Universe Revealed,” to mark the Hubble’s landmark anniversary. The remarkable story of the Hubble Space Telescope is a perfect subject for your next science research paper. Read more

Celebrating Space Exploration Month: Free reading on famous space missions

102 ColumbiaWe’re wrapping up our celebration of Space Exploration Month honoring the historic events that took place in the month of July. Visit Questia’s topic page on space exploration for more information on the memorable dates in space exploration history including the Apollo 11 lift off, the U.S.’s Moon Day and even the anniversary of NASA’s founding. Since the first human spaceflight was launched on April 12, 1961 by cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin, the world has closely followed the achievements of our space missions and their noble crews. In honor of Space Exploration Month, we’ve granted access to reference works on five of history’s most notable space missions for free for an entire month.  Read more

Free reading on and by famous science fiction writers: Honoring Space Exploration Month

Science fiction author H.G.Wells

Science fiction author H.G.Wells (Photo by ZeroEnergyVN)

We’re continuing our celebration of Space Exploration Month in honor of the historic events that took place in the month of July! Visit Questia’s topic page on space exploration for more information on the memorable dates in space exploration history including the Apollo 11 lift off, the U.S.’s Moon Day and even the anniversary of NASA’s founding. Interest in space exploration has transcended generations, being kept alive by not only the heroes of space exploration themselves but also the writers who capture the mystery and excitement of space travel. Novels like 2001: A Space Odyssey and The Martian Chronicles have had, and continue to have, a tremendous impact on the way readers view outer space. In honor of Space Exploration Month, we’re granting access to content on or by our library’s top five most researched science fiction writers for free for an entire month. Read more

Free reading on famous early astronomers: Honoring Space Exploration Month

Plato and Aristotle

Plato and Aristotle "The School of Athens"

To honor the historic events that took place in the month of July, we’re continuing our celebration of Space Exploration Month! Check out Questia’s topic page on space exploration for information on the memorable dates in space exploration history including the Apollo 11 lift off, the U.S.’s Moon Day and even the anniversary of NASA’s founding. None of those milestones could have come to pass without the the famous early astronomers from around the world. From determining that the Earth is round to discovering gravity, the theories of history’s earliest astronomers helped lay the foundation for today’s celestial sciences. In honor of Space Exploration Month, we’re granting access to reference works on five of history’s earliest astronomers for free for an entire month. Enjoy them while they’re available for this limited time! Read more

Celebrating Space Exploration Month: Free reading on famous astronauts and cosmonauts

Astronaut John Glenn

Astronaut John Glenn

July is a memorable month in space exploration. In fact, the anniversary of the Apollo 11 lift off is on July 16th, Moon Day is on July 20th and the anniversary of NASA is July 29th. Check out Questia’s topic page on space exploration for more information on these memorable dates in space exploration history. To honor these historic events, we at Questia are declaring the entire month of July Space Exploration Month! And, where would we be without the brave individuals who chose to boldly go where no one had previously gone before? Astronauts and cosmonauts have played a huge role in space exploration throughout the decades, so in honor of these noble heroes, we’ve granted access to reference works on the top five most researched astronauts and cosmonauts for free for an entire month. Enjoy them while they’re available for this limited time! Read more