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    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

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    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

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    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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    Apollo 13 Analysis

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    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 Analysis

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    When Apollo 13’s crew set out for the moon’s Fra Mauro highlands on April 11, 1970, they had no idea they would soon be fighting for their lives. Astronauts Jim Lovell, Jack Swigert, and Fred Haise ran into trouble after just over two days in space when an explosion damaged their spacecraft (“Apollo 13”). What started out as an expedition to collect lunar rocks, then turned into a race against the clock. The unexpected explosion triggered an urgent response from mission control, back on Earth.…

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    The Apollo 13 Mission

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    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 History

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    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

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    spacecraft was blown up because of faulty wiring in the oxygen tank. Their mission was a success even though it was a disaster that almost cost their lives. The Apollo 13 were doing a routine task which was to turn on the fans inside of the oxygen tanks. After that, the air tanks exploded while inflicting massive damage to the spacecraft, which was caused by faulty wiring in the oxygen tanks. One reason that it was a success was that the crew of Apollo 13 showed excellent teamwork and…

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    Apollo 13 Thesis

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    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 Failure

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    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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