Explosions Of The Space Shuttle Challenger Analysis

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Ronald Reagan’s speech “Explosions of the Space Shuttle Challenger” was addressed to the Nation about the first tragedy during a flight to space. President Reagan’s response to the tragedy of the Challenger explosion included an argument about the space program. Reagan’s claim, or position, about the space program was credible and supported by logical reasoning and evidence. Reagan argued that the Challenger Seven knew what they were getting into: “But they, the Challenger Seven, were aware of the dangers” (Line 10-11). Before the shuttle crew ascended into space, they were most likely mindful of the risk they were taking. Reagan also claimed that the space does not “keep secrets and cover things up” (Line 36), instead, they “do it all upfront

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