Apollo 13 : Movie Review

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Apollo 13: Movie review

Harshal Kalinkar
CED 529 Lifespan Human Development
Arizona State University

Apollo 13
The purpose of writing this paper is to identify and evaluate the developmental themes which are shown in the Apollo 13 movie. It will reflect on how the themes are related to Developmental Theories and its implications for Counselors for setting counseling goals and intervention. In addition, the reflection of developmental themes and theories and its implications for counselors has also been covered. This paper has been divided into five major parts;
1. Movie overview
2. Developmental themes addressed
3. Relationship of themes to developmental theories
4. Counseling goals and interventions
5. Reflection

 Movie overview:
Apollo 13 is a 1995 American space adventure film directed by Ron Howard. The film depicts astronauts Jim Lovell, Jack Swigert, and Fred Haise aboard Apollo 13 for America 's third Moon landing mission. En route, an on-board explosion deprives their spacecraft of most of its oxygen supply and electric power, forcing NASA 's flight controllers to abort the Moon landing, and turning the mission into a struggle to get the three men home safely. Deke Slayton the boss of astronauts Jim Lovell, informs Jim that he and his crew will fly the Apollo 13 mission instead of Apollo 14. Jim Lovell, Ken Mattingly, and Fred Haise train for their new mission. Days before the launch, Mattingly is discovered to have been exposed to rubella, and the…

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