Apollo program

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  • Moon Landing Hoax Research Paper

    EDT engines fire and the Apollo 11 is launched into Earth’s orbit. After the Apollo 11 is given the “go”, they head towards the moon and three days later are in lunar orbit. A day after they enter the Moons orbit it’s time for Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin to start descending to the moon’s surface. At exactly…

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  • Wernher Von Braun's Accomplishments

    “We’ve grown used to the idea of space, and perhaps we forget that we’ve only just begun. We’re still pioneers.” On January 28, 1986, President Ronald Reagan addressed the Nation’s fears and sorrows after the explosion of the NASA Space Shuttle, the Challenger. Almost a half-century ago, man began to look past the stars and into the cosmos and planets beyond Earth. The brilliant mind behind the curtain, Wernher von Braun, “The Father of Modern Rockets”, sparked the curiosity and imagination of…

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  • Necessity Of Space Exploration

    According to the Congress of America, the account shows that after the “Apollo 13” in 1972 during the “Cold War”, the total cost of “Space Exploration” was cut down over 75 percent, and maintain the cost for 42 years. At 2014, the cost of “Space Exploration” is just 0.5 percent of the total cost of America total expend which means every American spend 54 dollars to support the “Space Exploration” which is far less than that in “Apollo Period”, 200 dollars. On the other hand some people might…

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  • The Moon We Left Behind Analysis

    We Should Not Go Back to the Moon The first time America stepped foot on the moon was on July 20th, 1969, however, the last time Americans stepped foot on the moon is was in 1972. Charles Krauthammer, in the Washington Post, from 2009, argues the we should go back to the moon. Krauthammer states that we go back to the moon “for the wonder and glory of it” and because of the moon's “immense possibilities” (57). Krauthammer fails to mention a lot of vital information that could happen when we go…

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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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  • Persuasive Essay: The Apollo 13 Failure

    common. Another phrase we often hear a lot is “Every mushroom cloud has silver lining.” The Apollo 13 mission is known as NASA’s greatest successful failure. Although so many things went wrong, the crew onboard and the engineers on the ground were able to get everyone safely back home. Throughout the Apollo 13 mission, it is shown that even when faced with immense failures, you can overcome anything. The Apollo 13 mission was the seventh manned mission in…

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  • How Did Lovell Build Apollo 13

    in-flight problems. This experience would come in handy on Apollo 13. Apollo 13 was the seventh mission in the American Apollo program and the third targeted to land on the moon. It would be Lovell’s fourth and final NASA operation, but his first time on the surface of the moon. The Apollo 13 mission was launched on April 10, 1970 and was programmed for ten days. It was commanded by Jim Lovell with John L. Swigert Jr. as the…

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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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  • Who Is Apollo: An Epic Hero?

    NASA had put out the Apollo program from 1961-1972, with its main goal to put a man on the moon and return him safely to earth. The Apollo program was named after the Greek God, after the Mercury mission, but who was Apollo the God? Was Apollo that important that NASA deemed him fit enough to be a set of space missions? In fact, he was. Apollo was the God of more than eight different things, he has a very strong background, and he took part in many myths. Imagine being good looking and a master…

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  • Vostok 1's Impact On Space Exploration Development

    what was to come was remarkable. Vostok 1 is the most significant historical event the in the history of space exploration development. Vostok 1 impacted space exploration by and allowed it to go farther. It also lead to the creation of the Apollo Program and its accomplishments. Additionally it made NASA more involved in space observation. Even though it was a mission…

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