Essays Tagged: "Apollo 13"

Apollo 13 - Houston, we have a problem.

Apollo 13 (AS-508)Houston, we have a problem.The Apollo 13 mission was launched at 2:13 p.m. EST, Ap ... .commander, John L. Swigert, Jr., command module pilot and Fred W.Haise, Jr. lunar module pilot.The Apollo 13 Mission was planned as a lunar landing mission butwas aborted en route to the moon after a ...

(2 pages) 101 0 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

This is a paper about Apollo 13.

On April 11, 1970, three men were scheduled to fly to and land on the moon. The mission labeled Apollo 13. Alan Shepard, Stuart Roosa, and Edgar Mitchell made-up the original crew members of Apoll ... crew members of Apollo 13, but because of an inner-ear surgery, Alan Shepard felt unprepared to fly Apollo13. Jim Lovell, the commander of Apollo 14, was then approached and asked if he would mind swi ...

(11 pages) 103 1 4.8 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Apollo 13

to decline, things began to fall apart: crucial oxygen tanks exploded on board the lunar spacecraft Apollo 13 in the spring of 1970.Everything went wrong at the wrong time, and suddenly mission contro ... e wrong time, and suddenly mission control realized that what goes up doesn't necessarily come down.Apollo 13 was an accident waiting to happen, and the attempt to rescue three astronauts in a two man ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Apollo 13

There are many aspects of problem solving in the movie, "Apollo 13", these aspects include arrangement and transformation, which were some of the types of pr ... lving, careful decision making is vital to reach the desired outcome The primary problem in Apollo 13, was a piece of equipment broke on the Odyssey causing the oxygen to vent into space and t ...

(2 pages) 23 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Apollo 13

Apollo 13Apollo 13 is a movie about a guy named Jim Lovell who has dreamed of going to space ever si ... on the flight because he might get sick. On the day of the launch, Jim, Jack, and Fred, the crew of Apollo 13 was off to see the moon. Apollo 13 was so close to landing on the moon, but there was an e ... d everything they could think of to save the lives of the three men. Another day passed and finally Apollo 13 was back on earth again. Even though Jim Lovell wasn't able to set foot on the moon, he wa ...

(2 pages) 20 0 4.3 Oct/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Apollo 13

The crewmen of Apollo 13, Jim Lovell, Jack Swigert, and Fred Haise, had practiced situations to handle in almost an ... Haise was one of the more optimistic characters in the situation that prevailed up in space in the Apollo 13 spacecraft. He simply tried to look at the better part of every dilemma to keep the other ... er children and listen for hope in her husband's safe return. Another strong optimist in the Apollo 13's return was Jim Lovell's seventy-five year old mother, Blanch Lovell, who was residing in ...

(6 pages) 10 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Apollo 13

Apollo XIII "A successful Failure" was what NASA called the tragedy that took place on ... smash in the movie theaters, the movie was so good that it used all the actual facts from the real Apollo 13 mission. On April 11, 1970 at 1:13pm, "Lucky 13" was launched from Kennedy Sp ... le pilot Fred Haise and command module pilot Jack Swigert. At 9 o'clock in the evening on April 13, Apollo 13 was 205,000 miles outbound from Earth. The crew had just finished the television broadcast ...

(3 pages) 39 0 1.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Space Explorations

hnology that we now have is so incredible that we can take it to the limit. I think that the movie, Apollo 13, really proved to everyone the realism of going to space and how much work and effort on e ... port and pure thoughts. All the exhaustion and training is worth going to space and even though the Apollo 13 mission did not make the journey to the moon, they gave it their all, and that's all you c ...

(2 pages) 7 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Time Travel

t together into a super dense cylinder. You would pilot a spacecraft much as like during the failed Apollo 13 mission which used the gravitational force of the moon to sling shot back to the earth. Ok ...

(3 pages) 466 0 5.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

apollo 13

On April 11, 1970, three men were schedule to fly and land on the moon. The mission labeled Apollo 13. Alan shepherd, Stuart Roosa, and Edgar Mitchell made-up the original crew members of Apol ... crew members of Apollo 13, but because of an innerear surgery, Alan Shephard felt unprepared to fly Apollo 13. Jim Lovell, the commander of Apollo 14, ws then approached and asked if he would mind swi ...

(1 pages) 0 0 0.0 Mar/2014

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

my father essay

Apollo 13 directed by Ron Howard is the story of the real space mission that took place in 1969. The ... portance of the idea(s) of leadership attributes and skills.Gene Kranz is an important character in Apollo 13 because even with a responsibility of the whole mission which is going to through a crisis ... ption or outcome which is also important in our own lives.Gene Kranz is an important character from Apollo 13 because the director uses him to teach me lessons about being able to think calmly in toug ...

(3 pages) 1 0 0.0 Aug/2014

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama