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U.S. Space and Rocket Center


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U.S. Space and Rocket Center

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The Saturn V Rocket in Huntsville, AL demonstrates the lust for discovery and is picked as the embodiment of America's pioneering spirit to be named Good Morning America's Fifth Wonder of America. This video draws a parallel between the pioneers of early America and those pioneers that took the first steps out onto the moon. The Saturn V rocket remains the most powerful rocket that the U.S. has ever built and is the epitome of the American spirit.


Length: 0:37

Content Areas: Science

Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:

SC (9-12) Earth and Space Elective
12. Describe challenges and required technologies for space exploration.
  • Identifying long-term human space travel needs, including life support
  • Identifying applications of propulsion technologies for space travel
  • Identifying new instrumentation and communication technologies needed for space information gathering
  • Examples: Mars Exploration Rover, Cassini spacecraft and Huygens probe, Gravity Probe B
  • Identifying benefits to the quality of life that have been achieved through space advances
  • Examples: cellular telephone, GPS
  • Identifying new technology used to gather information, including spacecraft, observatories, space-based telescopes, and probes
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    SC2015 (9-12) Earth and Space Science
    6. Obtain and evaluate information about Copernicus, Galileo, Kepler, Newton, and Einstein to communicate how their findings challenged conventional thinking and allowed for academic advancements and space exploration.
     

     


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