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  • Space Shuttle Columbia Research Paper

    Fifteen years ago on February 1, 2003 Space Shuttle Columbia Crashed. Columbia launched January 16, 2003. Around 82 seconds after Columbia had lifted-off a piece of foam had fallen from a “biopod ramp” which was a piece that helped support the external tank. With this piece fallen the department of defense prepared to use the orbital spy cameras to get a look at the left wing. However, NASA officials declined the offer. On the day of February 1,2003, Columbia was making a normal landing…

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  • Ismael Beah: A Brief Analysis

    “In the sky there are always answers and explanations for everything: every pain, every suffering, joy, and confusion” (Beah 166). Ismael Beah uses memories as a method to find coziness within the horrific times throughout the environment of RUF. Beah reveries the periods of times before RUF as a child, recounting the jubilant moments of his family to surpass another day in war. In the other hand, Beah’s uses his memory to devotes himself motivation to stay alive in order relive those memories.…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Interest In Space

    At seven years old, I was awestruck by the universe on the big movie screen. Star Wars had me hooked; I NEEDED a telescope so I could learn about what lies beyond the sky I see at night. My parents bought the telescope I yearned for and helped me look at the moon on clear nights. Together we watched shuttle launches on television and read about expeditions online. A few years later, they took me to see a shuttle launch at Cape Canaveral. We arrived just before launch because the visitor’s center…

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  • Essay On William Blake Aphorism

    Over thousands of years, intellectuals have presented their viewpoints on the guidelines of human existence. The Age of Enlightenment, hence the name, was a time of new thoughts, ingenuity, and a stronger understanding of the universe. In his The Marriage of Heaven and Hell (1790), author William Blake attempts to defy the teachings of an Anglican Church—which he believes has become far too corrupt to impose its authority on the laity of England. One of Blake’s aphorisms states that: “What is…

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  • Ancient Astronauts Theory

    “The ancient astronaut theory all started in 1968, when Swiss researcher and author Erich Von Daniken published a book known as Chariots of the Gods, which became an immediate bestseller.” Within the book he put his hypothesis that, “‘the technology and religions of many ancient civilizations were given to them by ancient astronauts who were welcomed as gods” (Ancient Astronaut Theory). In the book he gives evidence and reasons as to why he believes in this theory, but one thing is wrong with…

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  • Rhetorical Analysis Of Jfk Moon Speech

    Rhetorical Analysis – JFK Moon Speech Dreaming of being on the moon, President John F. Kennedy approached the podium on September 12th, 1962 at Rice University in Houston, Texas to inspire his audience of scientists, researchers and professors, while acknowledging he was talking to America as a whole. Kennedy composed a moving speech to inspire America, in the context of “The decision to go to the moon.” This speech utilized rhetorical strategies such as alliteration, metaphors, and rhetorical…

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  • The Coming Schism James R. Oberg Analysis

    Many people have dreamed of traveling to another planet. Since the technology is there, the clock is ticking for the day the announcement is made that a spaceship is making its way to Mars. Most people do not think about what will happen once there are people on Mars, however, and what they will do then. Survival and living a sufficient life away from the civilization on Earth are common things one might think of. “The Coming Schism” by James E. and Alcestis R. Oberg explores what will happen…

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  • The Little Prince's Taking Place In The Sahara Desert

    Body paragraph 1 – Plot The story takes place in the Sahara Desert where the narrator meets the little prince who is out on an adventure after he gets tired of his weariness in his own planet. Other places that function as setting are asteroids 325, 326, 327, 328 and 330 which the little prince visited before he got to earth. No particular time is mentioned as to when the story happens. But, the narrator says it occurs six years after his plane crashed in the desert. The story takes place in a…

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  • What Makes A Life Revealed In Andy Weir's The Martian

    The Martian, by Andy Weir, is a science fiction novel whose readers will constantly wonder: Will Watney make it out alive? Or will NASA just recover a frozen corpse? Astronaut Mark Watney, who is stranded on Mars and presumed dead, will be faced with life threatening situations that will entice readers through the whole story. Watney will have to figure out how to survive on Mars: what to eat, how to communicate, how to get water, and how to maintain a human-friendly environment. This novel…

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  • The Role Of Isolation In Andy Weir's The Martian

    Mentioning’s of Mars go back to Ancient Egypt, though the idea to travel there is only recent. In a novel by Andy Weir, The Martian describes the theoretical isolation of a man on Mars. The book is about astronaut Mark Watney who is abandoned by his crew due to a storm causing the crew to evacuate. Since he was injured at the time of the storm, the crew assumed he had died because of the injury. Using his knowledge of botany and engineering, he tries to survive on the harsh climate of Mars,…

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