The famous Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were on the spacecraft and were the first humans to ever step foot onto a planet other than Earth. They brought back samples of the moon for further study and research. Right after they landed onto the moon, they prepared for liftoff again as a safety measure. They weren 't taking chances because of all the disastrous attempts before Apollo 11. Armstrong was the first of the two astronauts to leave the
She also mentioned that she would feel very terrified, scared, and would have cried if she watched the event live. On the day of the explosion, many chattered about the need for a civilian on the shuttle that day, and if the advantages had outweighed the risks. Christa McAuliffe, a normal citizen chosen for the mission, died while most of the world watched. Her death caused sadness to many average citizens. Any person could have received her spot on the mission, Ms. Cousino’s English teacher, her best friend, her boyfriend, or even her.
The English epic, Beowulf, takes place in the Anglo-Saxon period where a tale of a hero named Beowulf is celebrated. “Explosion of the Space Shuttle Challenger: Address to the Nation” is a speech devised by former President Ronald Reagan about the tragic death of the members of the Challenger Seven space crew. The crew members of the Challenger are similar to Beowulf because they both display courage. Although they both plunge into dangerous situations, Beowulf is more heroic than the members of the Challenger because during his hour of need, Beowulf is forlorn by his own warriors, but continues to fight on as though nothing can possibly stop him. To begin with, Beowulf is similar to the members of the Challenger Seven space crew because
Initally, al-Qaeda considered targeting nuclear power plants on 9/11, but decided to go against it because they feared it would get too out of control. Four passenger airlines, all of which departed from airports in the northeastern United States bound for California, were hijacked by 19 al-Qaeda members. One plane hit the Pentagon just outside of Washington D.C., the second plane crashed in a field in Pennslyvania, and the last two planes crashed into the Twin Towers. Within one hour and 42 minutes both 110 story towers were completely on the ground, with debris filling the air and fires starting to spread. Numerous other buildings at the World Trade Center site in lower Manhattan were destroyed or badly damaged.
Late at night, Ted’s wife, Maureen, answered the phone and was shocked to find that their daughter had been hit by a car. Again, the narrator brings up the meteor, named Chicxulub, to compare how the meteor and death are related. He explains that this meteor came sixty-five million years ago and that “seventy-five percent of all known species were extinguished, including the dinosaurs.” He compares the incident of the meteor to his daughter’s situation because both the meteor and being hit by a car are unexpected events that both ruin lives. Also, the narrator states “calculate the chances
This over confidence is continued and see lights in the distance and the Captain assumes it is Guam; however, he was wrong it was a hill outside of the airport. This mistake cannot be reversed and the plane crashes into the mountain that cause the death of most of the Passengers on the boing 747. The second part of the chapter goes through many other crashes that take place under the control of this airline and says that after all that the airline had their safety rating downgraded in 1999. Since then they have had a spotless safety record that led them to getting an award in 2006 for their safety and falling back into good grace with the aviation world. The chapter continues by giving many other examples to crashes and using their black boxes to show the difference in how they dress each other between cultures.
This was the external conflict because having a nuclear Explosion made the whole family go into the compound. This meant that it only affected the whole family and not just the main character. Another example was since they were underground, they were thought to be dead from a car crash. This was an example of an external conflict because everyone thought that the family died. The Internal conflict is Eli misses his brother, Eddy.
One way or another, someday the planet we all know, and love today will eventually be destroyed, consequently causing humanity to perish with it. No matter how many people say that money spent of space travel could be used to feed the starving millions around the world, it doesn’t make a difference because if we don’t spend enough on space exploration,
Their work was covered in mystery and workers faced job loss and eviction if they talked about work. All the workers knew there was something going on but didn’t realize what they were doing until the United States dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima and that’s when they discovered they were providing uranium for the atomic bomb.