Apollo 13

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  • Apollo 13 Leadership Analysis

    When running any organization the four functions of management serve a crucial role in success. They serve as four pillars which uphold the organization so that it can not only survive, but thrive. Without one of the pillars, the structure of the business will fall apart. The four functions consist of planing, organizing, leading, and controlling. The film Apollo 13 exemplifies all four of the functions of management, however leadership stands above the rest. In the most unthinkable circumstances, Jim Lovell and Gene Krantz lead their individual teams and worked together to return the men safely back to earth. The three elements of leadership they both exemplified particularly well were communication, delegation, and teamwork. Without these…

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  • Apollo 13 Mission

    An Impossible Mission Only the third intended mission to the moon and it wouldn’t quite make it. On April 13, 1970 two days after flight Apollo 13 lifted off something went wrong. The three men, Jim Lovell, Jack Swigert, and Fred Haise trained as any other astronaut would, but what happened was unpredictable. The three men had just finished a broadcast to the citizens back home without many people joined watching. It was 56 hours into the mission where a cryo-stir had occurred this caused…

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  • Apollo 13 Analysis

    the movie Apollo 13. More importantly, the concepts that stuck out to me during the whole movie were a successful failure, making mid-course corrections, teamwork, prioritizing, communicating and lastly assessing and planning for risk. At first I wasn’t sure that the movie was a “successful failure” but towards the end of the movie it was said that it was such. There was a failure of never reaching the moon, yet it was a success with teamwork both on and off the ship. I would have never thought…

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  • Apollo 13

    Apollo 13 is an exciting movie and a true story. I read the book before watch movie. The story was so much challenging for the three astronauts and they survived their life from death. Astronaut Neil Armstrong is fist man on the moon and his foot down to moon at July 20, 1969. Buzz Aldrin was second astronauts who go with Neil. They flew with Apollo 11. When they landed on moon, people watched Neil and Buzz on the television. People are excited about men who was on the moon and five year old…

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  • The Apollo 13 Mission

    To go far and beyond as past Apollo missions were the plans for the Apollo 13 mission, but with a sudden change of plans they only had one mission left, get back home safe and alive. They launched on April 11, 1970, orbiting around the moon and back to earth for five days, twenty-two hours, fifty-four minutes, and forty-one seconds, and landed back to Earth in the Pacific Ocean on April 17 1970. On the mission, the crew composed of James A. Lovell Jr. as commander, Charles M. Duke Jr. as Lunar…

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  • Apollo 13 Thesis

    Apollo 13 was the seventh manned mission in the American Apollo space program and the third intended to land on the Moon. The craft was launched on April 11, 1970, at 13:13 CST from the Kennedy Space Center, Florida, but the lunar landing was aborted after an oxygen tank exploded two days later, crippling the Service Module(SM) upon which the Command Module (CM) depended. Despite great hardship caused by limited power, loss of cabin heat, shortage of potable water, and the critical need to…

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  • Apollo 13 History

    The Apollo Space Program was very important to many Americans and NASA because it dealt with sending astronauts into space and exploring the unknown solar system. That is why on April 11th, 1970, NASA launched three astronauts into space. This launch is known as Apollo 13, or the 13th launch out of Earth’s solar system. NASA sent three men, Jim Lovell, Fred Haise, and Jack Swigert, into space on the Apollo 13 mission. Initially, Lovell, the commander, and Haise, the lunar module pilot, were…

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  • Apollo 13 Failure

    After they were cleared the astronauts James A. Lovell, jack Swigert, and Fred Haise were able to go back to their home lives. Soon after Lovell, his crew, and the operations team of the Apollo 13 mission were awarded the Medal of Freedom by the 37 president of the United States of America, Richard Nixon (Orloff, Richard Par. 3). The Apollo 13 mission wasn’t a total failure because many things were learned from this mistake to help prevent similar future disasters (Holmes, Jay Pg. 510). The…

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  • Apollo 13: Successful And Failure

    Joseph Erhabor Professor Fletcher English 1101 19 November 2014 Apollo 13 Successful and Failure Apollo 13 is one of the most memorable missions in NASA. Apollo 13 how about crew members on the mission. The crew was ready to launch until they had a problem with the ship. They had to hold back the mission for a couple of seconds. The Apollo 13 mission had technical problems with the spaceship. This missions took place in April, 11 1970 (apollo 13).The crew was excited to launch. The crew member…

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  • Informative Essay On Apollo 13

    Apollo 13 was a space mission that some may have viewed as a failure; it was, in fact, the complete opposite. Space entry has improved immensely, with the efforts and struggles gained from previous missions. In addition, one of the astronauts of this mission, Jim Lovell, “believed it was a success. The astronauts and the Space Control Center were tested on their ability to work together and that is how Apollo 13 succeeded” (Anastasio 90). Apollo 13 has bettered the space program by allowing…

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