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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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  • Essay On Moon Disaster

    The United States was well aware of the dangers its astronauts faced in outer space, but made a decision to continue space exploration. “In event of Moon Disaster” was a speech written by William Safire, for President Nixon to give in case the Apollo 11 mission to the moon went wrong, but was never actually given. The speech starts off by claiming that fate has decided that the two astronauts, Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong, are to be stranded on the moon, and that this shall be their resting…

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  • Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy Summer Assignment

    following the destruction of Earth. After hitching a ride on a nearby ship, Ford Perfect reveals that he is an alien editor for the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, a guide for intergalactic travelers, who was stranded on Earth. After being ejected into space, Arthur and Ford are picked up by Zaphod Beeblebrox, the cousin of Ford Perfect. Breeblebrox takes the group to the legendary planet of Magrathea, where they learn the truth about the Earth. Earth was a computer designed by the…

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  • Personal Narrative: Three Extraterrestrials

    I suppose you could say earth was always doomed, these creatures have been planning, strategizing. Perhaps even since man-kind began, there’s no telling. But one thing’s for sure, they’ve been watching us for years. It was October 30th 1939 when these extraterrestrials made themselves known to us humans. I was driving past a suburban area in New Jersey listening to the radio when a professor in Illinois reported seeing 3 explosions happening at equal intervals on mars. I remember Professor…

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  • Space Exploration: Apollo Missions

    areas of science. I love learning about it and always find it so interesting study. I chose to research the topic of “Space Exploration: Apollo missions” for this project. I think that it is a significant area of science to explore because there is so much that we do not know. There are probably so many things that we have never imagined that we can learn by studying space further and exploring all of the Lord’s beautiful creations. Through the urging of President John F. Kennedy, the…

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  • The X-15: The Benefits Of Flight

    further break this down by realizing how helpful the ability to fly has been. In flight, travel has become more expedient, efficient, and cost effective; nations can now protect themselves by air defense and protect others as well, and by exploring space we have gained a knowledge greater than can be imagined, which will lead us into the unknown. As humanity approaches the centennial of flight, we, as a society, can only look in awe of the past 100 years of immense technological advances,…

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  • Cowboy Bebop: The Movie

    Cowboy Bebop: The Movie acts as a quintessential tip of hat to its predecessor anime series. Which is one of the most universally well-respected animated series of its time. Simply put the central plot of Cowboy Bebop: The Movie follows a terrorist bombing which releases a deadly virus to the mass population living on Mars. As a result the government has issued a 300-million woolong reward in order to capture the cold-blooded culprit that’s behind it. A legalized bounty hunter crew of the…

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  • Apollo Moon Journey

    videos of the most recent space launches: the “Atlantis,” “Endeavour,” “Discovery,” and “Columbia.” I was especially inspired seeing the female astronauts involved in these missions and wanted to become an astronaut someday. My life did not take me into space exploration, but I’ve continued to be intrigued by it. So I was excited to learn more about the Apollo missions with this assignment. The Apollo programs initiated much of our country’s scientific exploration in space, more specifically…

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  • Argumentative Essay On Alien Life

    Many people believe they have, while the majority of the world think that it is completely ludicrous. I fall in the minority who believes there has been contact and there are great reasons why I believe so. According to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, it has been confirmed that elements found on Earth and in its atmosphere have been detected throughout the universe. Those same elements are what allow the human…

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  • Image Of Normalcy: An Analysis

    Why is it that one can find a plethora of products under the kitchen sink that have never been touched? Or why do people consider women to having makeup products on hand at all times a normal matter? Well, the answer is quite simple- advertising. Advertising, a prodigious industry in the course of history, is a visual way to market a product or service to the public consumer through TV, internet, billboards, and other outlets. The advertising industry’s image of “normalcy” influences one’s…

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