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  • Similarities Between The Odyssey And Creusa

    Homer’s Odyssey and Vergil’s Aeneid both follow heroic Greek tragedies that center around a group of wars spanning many years. Achilles, a ghost in the Odyssey, and Creusa, a ghost in the Aeneid, both appear to people they care about in their respective stories but have different opinions on death. Achilles feels it is a long walk after an eventful life that remains extremely uneventful. Whereas Creusa believes death to be acceptance and understanding of the lives and environment around her.…

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  • Techniques Used In Andy Weir's The Martian

    Mark Watney is having the time of his life, and then it turns into a nightmare. Mark is on a trip to Mars with his crew. When they arrive on Mars, they decide to start building the hab. While they were finishing the hab they noticed the radar said there was a big sand storm. The sand storm was getting closer and dangerous so they were trying to get to the rocket ship. They were in such a rush they didn’t notice Mark was not there until they got to the ship. They had to leave Mark behind because…

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  • Longaberger Basket Company: Double Failure

    In 1997, the Longaberger Basket Company built its headquarters in Newark, Ohio. However, anyone who glances at the building is guaranteed to do a double-take. At first glance, the building looks like a giant basket, complete with handles. The company’s founder, Dave Longaberger, oversaw the design, stating, “if they can put a man on the moon, they can certainly build a building that’s shaped like a basket.” He was able to create this eye-catching metaphor by integrating the parts of a building…

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  • Gene Cernan's Argument Analysis

    For my example of a powerful evaluation argument, I chose the recently deceased, Eugene "Gene" Cernan (1934-2017). The website states that Gene was a former NASA astronaut who remains the last human being to date to set foot on the surface of the moon. The website goes on to talk about how Gene first went to space as a crew member aboard the Gemini 9A. On this mission particular mission, he became the second American, and third person ever, to exit his spacecraft while in orbit-what is most…

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  • Why Is Apollo 13 Successful

    Apollo 13 was a research mission to the moon. Halfway through the mission, the space ship blew up. America thought the astronauts were doomed, but the people at mission control thought otherwise. They brought astronauts back home alive. They never did make it to the moon. Apollo 13 mission was a success for many reasons. The first reason is that they came back alive. After having half of there oxygen supply blown out into space and there being depleted fast, they pulled through. The reason for…

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  • Moon Conspiracy

    Truth Behind The Moon Landings, theorists claim the whole landing to have been staged with props because of the lack of technology, the multiple light sources, and lack of stars in all photo and video evidence. Many people are skeptical about the Apollo 11 landing on the moon because, in the 1960s, NASA did not have advanced enough equipment and technology. Ralph René, a self-taught engineer and author claims, “there’s absolutely no way they went to the moon with what they had, in fact, there’s…

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  • Apollo 13 Failure

    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 patch that was used for the mission insignia was a depiction of Apollos chariot soaring through space being pulled by three horses…

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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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  • Argumentative Essay: Is Apollo 13 A Failure?

    “Houston, we have a problem.” said Jim Lovell, an astronaut of Apollo 13, when the oxygen tank explored in the Space in 1970. After the talk, this lunar exploration gained a worldwide concern. Three astronauts in the craft fought with numerous disastrous faults and eventually back to the earth. In 1995, this regrettable story was even recorded as a historical docudrama named Apollo 13. Such social repercussion brought up a perspective that Apollo 13, one of the most well-known explorations of…

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  • The Motel Short Story

    It was a stormy day and the blank family decides to go on a vacation because they are sick of the nasty weather. The Blank parents decide on a destination to go on so they call down there kids liam and michael they are twins but do not get along at all. There parent finally announce they are going on vacation to pluto to see the moon rise. the next day they head to nasa to take off to pluto. The Blank family loads up the rocket with there stuff and they headed for pluto. Liam starts to pick on…

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