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How Astronauts Use Math

May 18, 2023 | Schertz Blog

Last blog post, we spoke about legendary astronaut, Alan Shepard, who was the first American in space. This blog post we will be sharing how Alan Shepard, and all astronauts use math in space. Astronaut crews constantly use math to do complex mathematical calculations, including the spaceship's launch and maneuvering.

Math in Outer Space

May 3, 2023 | Schertz Blog

Sixty-two years ago, in the month of May, Alan Shepard was launched into history aboard a Mercury Redstone rocket, becoming the first American astronaut in space.