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    Apollo 17 Research Paper

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    He was the last man to walk on the Moon. Astronaut Eugene Cernan was the commander of Apollo 17 when he became the last man to walk on the moon. On December 11 1972, Cernan navigated the lunar module named Challenger to land on the Valley of Taurus-Littrow on the Moon. At the time, he knew that future moon missions had been cancelled, but when he died in 2017, he still couldn't quite believe that no astronaut had been back. It had been too long. In 1972, Apollo 17 launched what would be NASA’s last trip to the moon. Cernan and fellow astronaut Harrison “Jack” Schmitt safely landed and conducted three successful spacewalks while on the surface. They conducted research and explored the moonscape, trekking nearly 22 total miles and collecting approximately 238 pounds of moon rock.…

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    In the aftermath of the 2nd World War, the United States and the Soviet Union became embroiled in a competitive arms race that saw significant military gains on both sides, eventually culminating in the development of rockets capable of striking every territory across the world ("The Real Story of Apollo 17... And Why We Never Went Back To The Moon."). The Soviet Union succeeded in putting Yuri Gagarin into space in 1961, just a couple years after launching the first satellite into orbit ("The…

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    To go with each star is at least one or more body that orbits around them, and on each planet or body is another chance for life to be thriving there. The galaxy we live in, that we call the milky way galaxy is 100,000 light years across and estimates say that there are over 400 billion stars in our galaxy alone and each one has the probability of having a planet the size of earth of 17%. Now this might not sound like a lot but in reality that is still 68 billion earth sized planets, and that…

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    Moon Hoax Analysis

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    well as the article ‘The Faked Apollo Landings’ which tries to prove once and for all that the Apollo landings where faked. Article 1 - The Great Moon Hoax The first article that I am looking at (The Great Moon Hoax) tries to prove that the moon landings where real by analysing the rocks from the moon and using common sense to prove that the Apollo astronauts really did visit the moon. The first of the claimed hoaxes that they use common sense to disprove is that there are no stars in the…

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    Essay On Moon Landings

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    Were the Moon Landings real or faked? Were the “Moon Landings” real or were they fictional? Let’s find out, this issue is creating controversy between many Americans nowadays. I’m talking about the “Moon Landings” of 1969, you know that day when all the Americans turned on their televisions to watch this amazing accomplishment. These so called “Moon Landings” were during the time of the Vietnam War.People want to know if this important moment in time was reality or just a lie. …

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    American History of the Harmonica Flying through the Earth’s atmosphere into outer space, astronaut Wally Schirra, played jingle bells on his smuggled harmonica while in orbit. Even outer space is not safe from this pocket sized instrument. The harmonica has spread to almost every corner on Earth, and sold more units than any other instrument. The harmonica is considered an American icon, but the origins of the harmonica is rooted in another country, Germany. Although the actual creator of the…

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    Hebrew and even Greek. Apollo is one of the Gods in Greek mythology who is favored. He is recognized as the God of many traits, such as: god of music, truth and prophecy, healing, the sun and light, plague, poetry, and more. Although the myths of Apollo have no factual basis, they still found a way to impact the society we live in today. The Greek myths are of the more popular Gods and Goddesses we discuss in the…

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    The Moon Landing Conspiracy On July 20, 1969, the United States supposedly landed on the moon. Millions of people believe this, but millions don’t. Millions of people believe that the Apollo 11 mission successfully landed on the moon, and that Neil Armstrong was the first human to step on the moon, followed by Buzz Aldrin. Millions of people believe that this is a hoax, to win the “space race” of the 1960’s. Me personally, I believe it was a hoax, to prevent embarrassment. in 1961, JFK said…

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    John Noble Wilford is an American science author, journalist, reporter and correspondent. He graduated from the University of Tennessee with a Bachelor of Science in journalism. Few years later, he earned a master’s degree in political science from Syracuse University. He began his career as a reporter at the Wall Street Journal then he moved to The New York Times to become a science reporter, national news editor assistant, and director of science news. John has been awarded the Pulitzer Prize…

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    Apollo 11 Speech Essay

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    The success of the Apollo 11 mission forever changed the idea of “the sky’s the limit.” On July 20, 1969 at 3:39 A.M. Neil Armstrong and Edwin Aldrin became the first human beings to walk on the moon. Authors Ayn Rand, William Safire,and The Times all wrote about this world-changing event.These authors effectively communicated their purpose by using rhetorical strategies such as ethos, pathos, and logos. William Safire, President Nixon’s speechwriter, wrote the speech “In event of Moon…

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