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  • Lost Moon The Perilous Voyage Of Apollo 13

    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 drain away. Minutes after the explosion, Commander Lovell, and his crew were forced to abandon the main ship for the lunar module, which was a tiny craft designed to keep only two men alive for just two days. But there were three men aboard, and they were…

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  • The Symbolism Of Nature In Chicxulub

    “In spite of the cold, she stood for a moment looking down uneasily at [the quilt’s] pattern of large branching hexagons, blanched, almost colorless, in the moonlight…Her mother had made it…out from forms of a lost childish game, the image fell upon her brain: a snowflake”(291). The statement of the quilt being “almost colorless, in the moonlight”, emphasizes her lack of effort with the boys, while the memory of her own mother briefly makes her empathic towards the boys. In addition to that, the…

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  • Apollo 13 As A Successful Failure

    Success is the accomplishment of an aim or purpose. The purpose of Apollo 13 was to land on the moon and return safely. Granted Apollo 13 did not land on the moon due to an oxygen tank exploding, they returned the astronauts home safely, which should be the biggest goal or accomplishment. Apollo 13 was a success after it returned in one piece. A failure is the lack of success. To fully succeed the crew needed to touch down on the moon, and return home. After having technical difficulties,…

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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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  • Persuasive Essay On Colonization Of Aliens

    such as an intelligent lifeform from space? As of right now, the only aliens we know about, are ourselves. We have set foot on the Moon, and we’ve sent probes to almost every planet in our system. Recently, there has been a lot of talk about the colonization of other planets such as Mars, and in doing so we become Illegal Aliens, unless we first colonize the Moon. The closest celestial body in the solar system to us, is the Moon, in fact, it’s our only natural satellite. Because the Moon orbits…

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  • Why: Why Is Space Exploration Important?

    human destiny to escape the cradle of our planet of birth (Liss 8). The US and Soviet Union were in a robotic race to the moon and the US lost. They were both very close to the end; there were a lot of times where they could launch from Earth to the moon. In 1958 the US started a program where they would send spacecrafts (Pioneer to the moon) to do a crash effort system. During the winter of 1958-1959 the US made four attempts to send a Pioneer probe to the moon but they all failed, none escaped…

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  • The Moon: The Story Of The Moon

    The Moon has not always sat in the sky watching over the Earth and all its inhabitants. No. In fact the Moon used to wander the earth just like any creature or human does now - as did the Sun. This is the story of what she did before she sat up in the sky. This is the story of the Moon and her only friend. The Sun was loved by all. His heart was warm and his smile was bright. His hands were strong hands that as they touched the earth could make bright green plants sprout from even the driest…

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  • Call To Your Tribe Analysis

    Call to Your Tribe For most of my life I have always felt a little out of place, like I am walking around in a humans body, but that’s not who I really am.I am often the guardian of the lost and protector of the week. While this road I am on is not the always the easiest,I understand now that this is the contract I took on when I came to this life. As much as I have tried to fight it, it’s who I am. This road that I have chosen is one that can be quit lonely and this is the part I have…

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  • Landing On The Moon Essay

    When Neil Armstrong and Edwin Aldrin successfully accomplished their mission of not just landing on the moon, but actually taking a step on the lunar surface, this changed the world in ways people would have never have imagined. The historical impact of this event is incredible, but the feelings felt by individuals all across the world that day are even more incredible. However, the feelings shared by individuals across the world were not mutual. While many rejoiced in the extravagant…

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  • Apollo Program's Unknown Behavior Analysis

    there was a better way to prove American dominance that to land the first man on the moon. immediately, Johnson set his experts to work drafting up answers to the provided questions and began figuring out how to get the new Apollo project to succeed. To further convince the President to support the Apollo program, he sent a report to JFK stating that “If we do not make the strong effort now, the time will soon be reached when the margin of control over space and over men's minds through space…

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