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  • Apollo 13

    Apollo 13

    Apollo 13 Apollo 13 launched on April 11, 1970 from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The crewmembers aboard the ship were James A. Lovell Jr., John L. Swigert Jr., and Fred W. Haise, Jr. Before the launch, there had been a few problems. Thomas K. Mattingly was supposed to fly on the Apollo 13 but he was exposed to the measles. He didn’t have the antibodies to fight the disease, causing him to not

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    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: Vika
  • Apollo 13: Failure Is Not an Option

    Apollo 13: Failure Is Not an Option

    Apollo 13: Failure is not an Option Abstract When Apollo 13 launched on April 11, 1970 from Cape Canaveral Florida, the American Public had decided that traveling to the moon was a routine occurrence. A NASA spokesperson had said, Ў§the TV broadcast were about as exciting as a trip to PittsburgЎЁ. On the evening of April 13, the crew of Apollo 13 had just finished a television broadcast explaining their mission and about life

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    Essay Length: 2,198 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: December 22, 2009 By: Andrew
  • Apollo 13 - Questions About the Movie Answered

    Apollo 13 - Questions About the Movie Answered

    Apollo 13 Questions 1.I’d first have to say that the head of mission control on the ground was definitely important in the salvaging of Apollo 13. He was faced with problem after problem yet he kept a somewhat level head through all of it and managed the engineers and other people involved back at Houston very well. Jim Lovell’s piloting skills played a roll in the crew’s survival as well. When he had to set

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    Essay Length: 532 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 12, 2009 By: Jessica
  • Apollo 13

    Apollo 13

    The Apollo 13 mission was scheduled to explore the Fra Mauro formation, or Fra Mauro highlands, named after the 80-kilometer-diameter Fra Mauro crater, located within it. It is a widespread, hilly geological (or more properly, selenological) area covering large portions of the lunar surface around Mare Imbrium, and is thought to be composed of ejecta from the impact which formed the mare. With the failure of the mission, the flight to Fra Mauro was done

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    Essay Length: 275 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 27, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • Apollo 13

    Apollo 13

    INTRODUCTION Apollo 13, the 1995 motion picture directed by Ron Howard, is the true story of Jim Lovell, Fred Haise, and Jack Swigert, a team of astronauts reassigned to a space flight with diminished preparation time. This routine mission to the moon suddenly becomes a survival mission to safely return home to Earth. The film details the circumstances affecting two separate but cohesive teams. The purpose of this case analysis is to identify the critical

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    Submitted: March 8, 2010 By: Tommy
  • A Unforseen Name Change (mark Twain)

    A Unforseen Name Change (mark Twain)

    "The Unforeseen Name Change" Samuel Clemens, a humorist and novelist, is better known by the pseudonym Mark Twain. Mark Twain, born on November 30, 1835 into a small village in Florida Missouri. Florida, Missouri, a town so small that he later joked that he had increased the population by one percent. Mark Twain's parents, John Marshall Clemens and Jane (Lampton) Clemens, both southerners, and mark the couple's fourth son and sixth child. The Clemens's moved

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    Submitted: February 26, 2009 By: Andrew
  • The Most Difficult Desicion Ever - Dropping the Bomb

    The Most Difficult Desicion Ever - Dropping the Bomb

    The Most Difficult Decision Ever President Truman stood in the oval office full of many advisors, but was truly alone ready to make the hardest decision, which would change the world forever. Is dropping the bomb the right decision for the president to make? Dropping the bomb wasn't the right decision to make, because many people lost their lives and it wasn't right to make that move. On December 7, 1941 the Japanese bombed Pearl

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    Submitted: April 13, 2009 By: Andrew
  • Artisans and Protestant Evangelicals

    Artisans and Protestant Evangelicals

    The election of 1848 alienated Artisans and Protestant Evangelicals. In turn the Whig party formed state and local coalitions. The Know Nothings was one of the mot prominent of these coalitions. One of the major issues that the know Nothings approached was the fact that they all felt that the Whig and Democratic parties were corrupt. Many of the know nothings became impatient with traditional politics. Angelina Grimke and her sister attempted to abolish the

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    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Andrew
  • Why the Usa Is #1

    Why the Usa Is #1

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    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: Andrew
  • Investigative Journalism

    Investigative Journalism

    -Reaction Paper- Investigative Journalism Media funtions as a overseer when it use its power to expose wrong side of administrative associations. This media’s “watchdog” feature show itself with investigative journalism. Investigative Journalism has positive and negative effects above all state and private instituons. We have to look at these different aspects. Investigative journalism’s biggest positive effects is to push people work correctly and honestly who work in different instituons. Nobody wants to fall into a

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    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: Andrew
  • Religious Quest

    Religious Quest

    Intention and Ritual God cares about the little things, He cares about the sacrifices His people make as long as their mind is set on the things of Him. Communion is the enactment of the Lord’s Supper, which is done in remembrance of the sacrifice Jesus made for the purification and reconnection of His people to God. It is true that the mere act of doing the ritual is not religious (3) but it is

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    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Andrew
  • Fast N Fresh Premium Ice Cream Parlor

    Fast N Fresh Premium Ice Cream Parlor

    Fast n Fresh Premium Ice Cream Parlor 858 Success Avenue Jacksonville, FL 32211 904-555-1212(T)- 904-555-1211(F) Fast пїЅn Fresh Ice Cream пїЅFast пїЅn Fresh- - good for you!пїЅ Prepared By Daniel Beese Submitted To: Jacksonville National Bank 2461 Money avenue Jacksonville, FL 32224 Statement of Purpose The purpose of this business plan is to support a request for a ,000 five-year bank loan to purchase equipment and inventory as part of the financing for a start-up

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    Essay Length: 1,097 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Andrew
  • The Crucible

    The Crucible

    John Proctor does not have a high status in town but he is known to be a respectable man. Just like everyone else John has his own flaws. He has committed a rather large sin, adultery. He hides his sin and doing this he has become a liar and a very prideful man, which is a disgrace. John is a tragic hero in this story, The Crucible. The downfall to the character is pride

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    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: Andrew
  • Kodak Stakeholder Impact Analysis

    Kodak Stakeholder Impact Analysis

    1. Kodak Stakeholder Impact Analysis Shareholders The shareholders of Kodak want a good return on their investment. Kodak has been exhausting resources through acquisitions and joint ventures with other companies, which leads to decreased shareholder profits. Kodak lost over $1.7 billion in already manufactured cameras and a patent suit where Polaroid sued them for violations on seven of their patents which also led to decreased shareholder profits. Competition was increasing in all areas and Kodak

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    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: Andrew
  • Theme of Opposites Within King Lear

    Theme of Opposites Within King Lear

    Ah, King Lear, one of Shakespeare’s most famous tragedies and a pox upon history students everywhere. Kidding! Anyway, while the play had a great many motifs to be considered, one of the most central was the theme of opposites. Not only between characters can we see this theme manifest, but within characters as well, as a few of them turn from people of stature to beggars and the banished, and from villains to heroes. Firstly,

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    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: Andrew
  • Macbeth - Fate or Choice?

    Macbeth - Fate or Choice?

    Macbeth Throughout the ages it is believed fate, by some uncontrollable force, has the power to forge one’s destiny. The outcome of a person’s choices is controlled by the way in which they are fated to occur. However, some believe these choices can defy fate and that fate only manipulates one’s mind into choosing their own path. The question still remains as to whether individuals are victims of fate or of their own choices, or

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    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: Andrew
  • Cloning

    Cloning

    Cloning is a very controversial topic since it affects moral values of human beings and other living things alike. In 1997 scientists in Scotland announced the birth of the first cloned sheep named Dolly; this heralded the future of cloning possibilities, and scientists began extensive experiments on cloning and have since then cloned both plants and animals successfully. The next step was to clone actual human beings, but pressure started to build on the scientists

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    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: Andrew
  • Inside the Mind of Murderers

    Inside the Mind of Murderers

    Inside the Mind of Murderers The psyche of serial killers has been something we've wanted to understand for a long time. Serial murder has become a societal concern as well as a social awareness addiction. To many Americans, serial murderers are seen as icons. Although most are judged “sick”, these sick minds are nevertheless more interesting and exciting than those that perform obligatory duties necessary for the survival of American society. The unknown become famous.

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    Essay Length: 2,326 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: Andrew
  • Aggressive and Assertive Communication

    Aggressive and Assertive Communication

    This paper will be based on a real life working situation where aggressive communication was displayed. The essay will start off with the importance of handling interpersonal conflict. It will go on to discuss about aggressive and assertive communication, its advantages as well as its disadvantages. The scenario will then be explained in accordance to the relevant communication style displayed. This essay would exemplify how aggressive communication makes situations worst through the scenario. Aggressive communication

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    Essay Length: 2,111 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: Andrew
  • History and Functions of Soundcards

    History and Functions of Soundcards

    The sound map - history and ranges of application the ranges of application of a sound map extended in the last years strongly. Begun of simple beep tones, there are nowadays already the errors and such publications sound maps with a Subwoofer connection, even complete Sourround systems. Today the sound maps are used mainly for music hearing, in addition, in the play world the sound finds ever more trailer. When the first PC came on

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    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: Andrew
  • Aids Research

    Aids Research

    This study used content analysis to identify dominant AIDS-HIV themes in the manifest news content of AP, Reuters, AFP, ITAR-TASS, and IPS. A systematic random sample of AIDS-HIV stories disseminated by the five wire services between May 1991 and May 1997 (both months included) was obtained. This decade was selected because several empirical studies of coverage in the 1980s have been conducted; however, few studies examine the 1990s. The decision to examine the print news

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    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: Andrew
  • Walt Whitman Song of Myself

    Walt Whitman Song of Myself

    Whitman's “Song of Myself” is his grand poem and it is in its way, an American epic. Beginning in medias res--in the middle of the poet's life--it loosely follows a quest pattern. "Missing me one place search another," he tells his reader, "I stop somewhere waiting for you." In its catalogues of American life and its constant search for the boundaries of the self "Song of Myself" has much in common with classical epic. This

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    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: Andrew
  • Gross National Product - Gnp

    Gross National Product - Gnp

    In social indicators research there is a long-standing debate on the relationship between national wealth and subjective well being. The debate on effects of national wealth on subjective well-being is mainly based on aggregate analysis of national data with gross national product per capita as one global wealth indicator and life satisfaction ratings as subjective well-being indicator, leading to controversial empirical and theoretical results. In his famous "Patterns of Human Concern" social psychologist Hadley Cantril

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    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: Andrew
  • The Use of Symbolism in Rappaccini’s Daughter

    The Use of Symbolism in Rappaccini’s Daughter

    The use of Symbolism in Rappaccini’s Daughter Nathaniel Hawthorne’s work is unique. His writings are full of subtle imagination, analysis, and poetic wording. His short stories are known for their originality and for their ability to provoke the reader’s thoughts. Although a large portion of his stories are allegories, Hawthorne’s preference is to draw more heavily on symbolism (Pennell 13). His use of symbols adds depth to his stories and helps to reveal different aspects

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    Essay Length: 1,347 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: Andrew
  • Apolo 13

    Apolo 13

    Running head: APOLLO 13 Apollo 13 St.Thomas University Abstract Apollo 13 was intended to be the third mission to carry humans to the surface of the Moon, but an explosion of one of the oxygen tanks and resulting damage to other systems resulted in the mission being aborted before the planned lunar landing could take place. The crew, Commander James Lovell, command module pilot John Swigert, and command lunar pilot Fred Haise were returned safely

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    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: Jessica

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