Similarities Between Odyssey And Apollo 13

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Comparing Odyssey to Apollo 13
In Apollo 13 and Homer’s Odyssey, problems occur as the men try to return home. During the Apollo 13 mission, there were many struggles that occurred as the men tried to journey to the moon. The major conflict that arises only a few days into the mission was the explosion of the gas tanks which plummeted their oxygen supply into outer space. Just as the gas tanks caused a great difficulty almost halting the men’s trip home, Odysseus also faces a huge problem that causes him to rethink his plans. While he was traveling home, he was washed up on an island occupied by Calypso, who prohibited his leaving it. The men on the Apollo 13 mission didn’t know if the heat shield had been damaged, something that could have

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