Bernard Lovell

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  • Rationale For A Unit Of Work

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    complete, reducing the demand of teachers. Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre is a site 20 miles South of Manchester which was initially set up by Bernard Lovell and the University of Manchester in 1945 as an observation station to monitor the activity of cosmic rays. Today, Jodrell Bank still operates as a leading radio astronomy facility and home to the Lovell Telescope (Jodrell Bank online). Whilst it could be assumed that the site would only be used for the teaching and learning of Science due to

  • Essay on A Successful Failure in Apollo 13 Project

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    engine failure, all was set. The Apollo 13 crew were able to do a television broadcast, this was on the night of the 13th of April 1970, they were showing how the mission was going and how was everything going in the spaceship, the Commander, Jim Lovell closed the broadcast by this message “This is the crew of Apollo 13. Wish everybody there a nice evening and a, we're just about to close out our inspection of Aquarius and get back to a pleasant evening in Odyssey. Goodnight." ……… Shortly after

  • Persuasive Essay On Concussions

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    There are lots of athletes not only in the US, but around the world who experience serious injuries. Among that list of injuries are concussions. If we seem to notice that they are happening, wouldn’t you think that the issue would be dealt with by now? Well that’s not the case, even though there are more technological advancements in this world today than there ever have been, doctors still seem to struggle with handling this problem. Does it take more concussions to be diagnosed before people actually

  • Essay The Making of Apollo 13

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    Apollo 13 to be realistic, as well as exciting and enjoyable. Within the characters, Ron wanted to capture their real personalities. This was done by the actors (Tom Hanks and Kathleen Quinlan) meeting the real-life Jim and Marilyn Lovell. They each spent a day in their home to help capture the right characteristics and get a real idea how they felt. To make the film realistic and scientifically correct, actors and the film crew went to NASA in Florida and watched

  • Film Review Of The Movie Apollo 13 Movie Review

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    award for the AMPAS, best picture, best film editing, and the best sound which were many accomplishments for this film. This movie is definitely under the drama category as you will see after watching it. In the movie, Tom Hanks plays astronaut Jim Lovell, Bill Paxton plays astronaut Fred Haise, and Kevin Bacon plays astronaut Jack Swigert. These brave astronauts were originally supposed to fly Apollo 14 but were changed to fly Apollo 13 and faced many situations that could have taken off of their

  • Why Was Apollo 13 Success

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    Have you ever dreamed of going to space, or walking on the moon? Commander Jim Lovell and officers Fred Haise and Jack Swigert did that exact thing. They were the astronauts that went on a moon landing mission aboard Apollo 13. Many people believe that Apollo 13 was a failed mission, since the spacecraft had an explosion and they had to go straight home. Although, many other people believe that it was one of NASA’s greatest successes. Apollo 13 was truly one of NASA’s greatest successes. The first

  • Apollo 13 Paper

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    Arrogance was also displayed by the pilots throughout the movie. Tom Hanks (Jim Lovell) for example didn’t seem all that amused when Neil Armstrong was taking his first steps on the moon, almost to a sense that he knew he would get his chance. The NASA pilots also displayed that they had an extreme comfort level within their teams. When Ken Mattingly was told that he was going to have to stay behind, Jim Lovell was upset because he didn’t want to work with Jack Swigert. He even mentioned how

  • Leadership on Apollo 13 Essays

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    moved to the second task: how to get the astronauts home safely. He also avoided error and speculation through self-discipline and thoroughness. At this point, there was enough oxygen in the second system to get the astronauts home safely, but Lovell, one of the astronauts, noticed that the psi (pounds per square inch) level on the pressure gauge for the second system was falling as well. It should normally register at 860, now it was only a 300, only 53 minutes after the initial explosion.

  • Apollo 13 Essay example

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    Apollo 13 Apollo 13 launched on April 11, 1970 from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The crewmembers aboard the ship were James A. Lovell Jr., John L. Swigert Jr., and Fred W. Haise, Jr. Before the launch, there had been a few problems. Thomas K. Mattingly was supposed to fly on the Apollo 13 but he was exposed to the measles. He didn’t have the antibodies to fight the disease, causing him to not be able to go into space. Swigert took his place. Right before the launch, one of the technicians

  • Apollo 13 : Movie Review Essay

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    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