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    Minister, the Pope, President Charles, President Saragat, the Swedish Prime Ministerand and Sir Bernard Lovell all expressed their kind words for the incredible and astonishing victory. For instance, how Mr.Wilson, the British Prime Minister, portrayed his feelings towards this event: “ Our deep wish for a safe return at the end of what has been a most historic scientific achievement in the history of a man. The first feeling of all in Britain was this very dangerous part of the mission has been safely accomplished.” Wilson enthusiastically shows his relief about the successful result even though he didn’t really say much, you can still feel the emotions presented with the very little that he did say. The Pope also very involved , followed the journey by watching it on television: “ We, humble representatives of that Christ, who, coming among us from the abyss of divinity, has made to resound in the heavens this blessed voice, today we make an echo, repeating it in a celebration on the part of the whole terrestrial globe, with no more unsurpassable bounds of human existence, but openness to the expanse of endless space and a new destiny.” As the Pope, he mentions Christ and how now with this victory, anything known to be impossible is now possible. That mankind has the ability to overcome any kind of diverse theories, even if it means taking a step on the moon again. Sir Bernard Lovell refers to this unforgettable victory as “ the moment of touchdown”: “ The moment…

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    Lost moon : the perilous voyage of Apollo 13 was written by Jim Lovell and Jeffrey Kluger. It was published by Houghton Mifflin, in 1994 and tells the story of the Apollo 13 mission that almost resulted in a catastrophe. In April of 1970, Navy Captain Jim Lovell and two other astronauts were sent by NASA on America 's fifth mission to the moon. Fifty-five hours into the flight of Apollo 13 due to an electrical fault, one of the oxygen tanks exploded, causing its oxygen and power to begin to…

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    Apollo 13 1. ANGLE ON -- Marilyn. Medium eye level shot. Inside NASA building. A TV is playing, Marilyn lovell turns the volume up on the controller. She chews her lips with her hands folded tightly. Her eyes are fixed on the television. She looks calm with a straight face. 1. ANGLE -- Marilyn. Eye-line match/POV shot of the television Jim comes on the television screen. Camera watches for a few seconds. Jim stands tall and looks confident and calm. [Diegetic sound of Jim talking in the…

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    The movie 13 Days is about the Cuban Missile Crisis that occurred during October 1962. The movie shows how John F. Kennedy and his advisers tried to negotiate with the Soviet Union to take their missiles out of Cuba. The United States first saw what looked like missiles with a U-2 spy drone on October, 16. Kennedy’s advisers had many different ideas for him to take the treat out. The Joint Chief of Staff wanted Kennedy to invade Cuba and destroy it with air strikes. Kennedy did not want to…

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    perseverance and resiliency astronaut James Lovell left behind. James Lovell’s leadership attributes and competencies enabled him to turn an almost-certain catastrophe into his finest hour. I will also discuss how his legacy affects my own leadership philosophy and the lessons that I want to pass on to the next generation (U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, 2012). James Lovell had many attributes associated with leadership. His greatest strengths were his intellect and expertise (U.S.…

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    Born on October 31, 1930 in Rome, Italy, Michael Collins is sometimes known as a the “Forgotten Astronaut” of the Apollo 11 mission. As a child, he lived in Oklahoma, New York, Texas, Virginia, and Puerto Rico. Finally, he settled in to attend school in Washingtion D.C. He graduated from Saint Albans School in Washington D.C. and received his Bachelor of Science in 1952 from the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York. He worked for the US Air Force flying F-86 fighter jets…

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    Summary: James A. Lovell, who was one of the three men to go into space, speaks of his experiences and feelings about what had happened on the mission of Apollo 13. James as an astronaut and NASA executive for eleven years. He answers some frequently asked questions and talks about why he had faith in the mission. Lovell goes into depth about the issues that the crew and the men on Earth had to work through, and the quick fixes that saved all three men’s lives. In this entry, he explains what…

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    NASA crew was to land on the moon. However, they did not make it there by reason of an explosion in the Odyssey. This comparison between the two is a main part of the plot and helped people grasp the tension happening in the story. Since the explosion in Odyssey was a life or death situation, it was crucial people took it seriously. Another similarity comprised in both designs of Apollo 13, was how even though they did not land on the moon, the crew landed safely in the Pacific Ocean and most…

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    In the film Apollo 13, while in orbit awaiting to do a lunar landing, they were doing some diagnostics and a oxygen tank exploded and Flight Commander Gene Kranz had to make some major decisions to ensure the crew would be able to return to Earth safely. As any effective manager would, Kranz using knowledge and information from his team of experts to assess the severity of the situation, demonstrating the first step of decision making. With the information he has, he acknowledges that a major…

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    other horror/thriller films. But this is something that Hitchcock knew, as he later stated “you could not take the camera and just show a nude woman being stabbed to death. It had to be done impressionistically. It was done with little pieces of the film: the head, the hand, parts of the torso, shadow on the curtain, the shower itself” ( http://www.openculture.com/2013/04/alfred_hitchcocks_seven-minute_editing_master_class.html) It is after this film that editing was revolutionized, as prior to…

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