NASA astronaut Gordon Cooper graduated from the University of Hawai'i. After graduating from the University of Hawai'i, Cooper got a space commission. Gordon Cooper did many groundbreaking things in the astronaut community. Cooper was a part of the seven original astronauts who participated in Project Mercury. He was also the first man to sleep in space. It interests me that he came out of a college, in Hawai'i, and he was a part of remarkable events made in history. It's not every day that you see someone from a school, in such a small state, making a difference in the world.
Chuck Yeager is unquestionably the most famous test pilot of all time. He won a permanent place in the history of aviation as the first pilot ever to fly faster than the speed of sound, but that is only one of the remarkable feats this pilot performed in service to his country.
My astronaut's name is Charles "Pete" Conrad. There are some interesting things about this astronaut to me. First of all, his birthday is on June 2 while mines is on June 3 which is pretty funny. Now lets get into he serious information. He has gone into flying time for more than 6,500 hours, which is about 270 days. Can you believe that! Well in all, Pete Conrad was a very good astronaut. He went on many missions including Project Gemini which he had set the record of space endurance for 8 days. He was also the captain for Project Gemini. The last mission he was on was Skylab. The station had been damaged but luckily his crew had fixed it quickly. Sadly Conrad died on July 8, 1999. He had lived a good life and shared it with his four sons
Charles Lindbergh led an amazing long life that was full of danger, bravery and mechanical genius. He dodged death all through life, starting with a fire at three to flying zero’s of the Second World War. Charles knew he wanted to fly from the age of ten and followed his dreams after realizing his heart wasn 't in graduating from college and he started work at an airplane factory,where he learned to fly after that he started the practice of barnstorming, or wing-walking and parachuting. Everyone of that day and age viewed him as suicidal for doing that but he had done the acts in exchange of piloting lessons. He once said “If I could fly for ten years before I was killed in a crash it would be a worthwhile trade for an ordinary
a way that would benefit the students. In 1856, a group of dissatisfied alumni attempted to have him fired due to his poor instruction and lack of teaching ability.
Peter Cooper was an American industrialist, inventor, and philanthropist. He was born on February 12th, 1791 and died on April 4th, 1883. He was born to Dutch parents and was the fifth of nine children. Peter spent most of his youth working with his father in many industrial environments where he mastered many skills in masonry, hat making, and machinery. In his family, trades were considered more useful than education as he didn’t receive a lot of education throughout his childhood. At the age of seventeen, Peter became an apprentice to a coach maker in New York City, spending three years there shearing cloth. He then went into entrepreneurship by setting up his own shop providing the same service. He always found creative ways to make himself useful due to the business
"Charles Lindbergh."). Lindbergh was a very successful pilot. His best known flight is the flight across the Atlantic. On May 20th 1927 the plane named Spirit of the Saint Louis took off starting Lindbergh’s adventure. Lindbergh flew for 33 and a half hours straight which is 3,610 miles ( "Charles Lindbergh Biography." Charles Lindbergh Biography.). If you really think there were more struggles during his flight food, water, how did he stay awake and not go crazy? How did he stay awake. Charles Lindbergh’s skills were air navigation and being an amazing pilot ("Daredevil Lindbergh and His Barnstorming Days."
Sadly, like many other heroes, Polly Cooper is not widely known for her bravery, and her courage. Polly Cooper was once a member of a Native American tribe called the Oneida. The Oneidas were a relief mission organized by Chief Shenandoah. This is a tribe that helped us win the American Revolution.
There is 14.3 million mentally retarded people in the United States. So who is going to stand up for them? Charlie Gordon, a 37-year-old man, was mentally retarded but was then given a chance to change the world of science. He was offered to have a surgery to increase his intelligence and he took it. He now had a chance to make amazing discoveries. The surgery was worth the experience because it opened doors for Charlie.
Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1942, Guion S. Bluford was a decorated Air Force pilot in Vietnam before joining NASA in the late 1970s. In 1983, he became the first African American to travel into space when he served as a mission specialist aboard the space shuttle Challenger. Bluford completed three more NASA missions, compiling 688 hours in space by the time of his retirement in 1993. Guion Stewart Bluford Jr. was born on November 22, 1942, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The son of a mechanical engineer and a special education teacher, Bluford grew up in a household where academic success was encouraged. He enrolled at Pennsylvania State University as a member of the U.S. Air Force ROTC program and graduated in 1964 with a degree
Neil Armstrong, the captain of the mission, started off as a test pilot, until he was recruited as a backup to the Gemini 5 mission. In 1966, Armstrong served as the command pilot for the Gemini 8 mission; this gave him confidence and allowed him to be part of the Apollo 11 mission. Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin in the same way was a test pilot, but after the deaths in the Gemini mission crew he was promoted to backup, and eventually Apollo 11. Michael Collins, who remained in orbit around the moon in a separate aircraft during the moon walk, said during an interview, that he did not have the best seat on the mission and was always worrying about his counterparts during the moonwalk. Armstrong and Aldrin explored the surface for around two and a half hours and collected 47 pounds of material for analysis. Following that mission, many other flights were taken to the learn more about the composition, age, and most
Aaron Gordon has been a high flyer in the NBA and a popular player in Orlando since he glided through the air with grace since entering the league. In his first three seasons, he had a conservative rise to the top averaging 9.7 ppg. However this season he’s expected to take a larger role with Orlando, and become their number 1 offensive option and their most electrifying player since Tracy McGrady threw the ball off the backboard.
U.S. American John Glenn Jr. was not always good at school work, but with his parents motivation to do so he attended Muskingum College. Over the years of his life, John began to see the hard work being paid off. He began to take extra core classes to get his pilot license to fly in the United States Army Air Corps. After enduring that work it brought his attention with National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Although John Glenn Jr. was known as a hard worker at his achievements, it was his upbringing and expectations that his parents brought upon him that prepared him for his reputations.
His mother was very religious and so he took than from her, while his father passed on a deep interest in the military. As a child, Joshua Chamberlain was shy, and he stammered a lot. At a young age he worked in a brickyard and in the timber industry before taking a teaching job in 1846. A studious young man, however, he set his sights on college, and to prepare, he studied Greek, rhetoric, and Latin. Chamberlain was accepted to Bowdoin College in 1848 and graduated in 1852. He then spent three years at the Bangor Theological Seminary. However after he completed his training there, he took a teaching job at Bowdoin rather than work as a minister. On December 7, 1855, he married Frances