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    Tennessee WIlliams is a very well known playwright and his work shows for it, awarded with the Pulitzer Prize for Drama multiple times, The Kennedy Center Honors award, and many others he has claimed. Williams extensive background involving personal drama directly correlates why his plays are able to reach audiences deeper emotions. A wide variety of elements are evident in his play Cat on A Hot Tin Roof that must be understood before a proper critique can be documented. For contextual reasons, Brick

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    Comparing Death of a Salesman and The American Dream     In Arthur Miller’s Death of A Salesman and Edward Albee’s The American Dream, Willy Lowman and Mommy possess the trait of superficiality. Their priorities are to look good and be liked, and this contributes to their misguided paths to reach success. This attribute is one of many societal criticisms pointed out by both authors. Arthur Miller criticizes society for perceiving success as being liked and having good looks. He illustrates

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    “You’re a blank, a cipher… a zero.” (Albee, 1962, p.18). With these words, Martha the main character in “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” showed her husband, George, that he was nothing. Edward Albee, the writer of “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” talked mainly about Martha and George who pretend to have different identities just in order not to face reality. Moreover, Arthur Miller, the author of “A View from the Bridge” presented the idea of identity in a different way. Miller used the character

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    programs is interesting and extremely important. It is a story that spans many years and giant leaps in technology, and involves important locations like Wallops Flight Facility and Kennedy Space Center. From the early beginnings of NACA and Wallops, and continuing on to the rise and success of NASA and Kennedy Space Center, aeronautics

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    Hampshire who was awarded the honor of going on the the spacecraft’s 10th mission to teach lessons in space for students around the world. (History.com) It was determined later on that the two rubber O-rings, that were designed to separate the rocket booster sections, had failed because of the temperature the morning of the launch, causing the disaster. (History.com) Even though the Challenger Shuttle tragedy is very sad, it has improved the technology of the NASA Space Center and minimized the number

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    Groupthink and Challenger Launch University of the People Author Note This paper is being submitted on February 14, for PHIL 1404: Ethics and Social Responsibility Unit 3 - Study of Ethics and Ethics Philosophers Introduction I can still remember when the Challenger exploded on January 28, 1986 and the publicly over this specific launch. President Ronald Reagan had been promoting the importance of teachers in our society and the Challenger was all set to send the first women civilian

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    Why I Want to be an Engineer Engineering has been of particular interest to me since I was an underclassman in high school. During sophomore year in high school, I participated in a program sponsored by the boy scouts of America called an engineering explorer post. The group met once a week at a different engineering firm or classroom at the Rochester Institute of Technology to learn about the different fields of engineering and their job. Through this program, I learned of my passion for civil

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    Where Apollo 13 took place and launched, was at the complex 39A at the Kennedy Space Center. It happened at 2:13 p.m. EST, April 11, 1970. What had caused it to orbit the moon and come back, was a ciple in the oxygen tank. One thing that happened was on the Apollo 13 spacecraft, a oxygen tank was crippled and they had to orbit the moon and return home. The main event was that for the third time, they successfully lifted off once more, just to run into a problem with the oxygen tank. The people involved

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    By the time the problem was fixed, the winds became too high and the weather front had started to move again. Due to these delays, the night before the launch, there was a teleconference between engineers and management from Kennedy Space Center, Marshall Space Flight Center in Alabama, and Morton-Thiokol in Utah (ENGINEERING.com). This teleconference was to investigate whether the challenger was safe to launch with the predicted temperatures of low 20s. Due to inconclusive data and having no low-temperature

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    On an unusually cool Florida morning in January 1986, the space shuttle Challenger exploded 50,000 feet above ground just moments after liftoff killing seven crew members onboard (Palmer, Dunford, and Akin, 2009). A presidential commission, dubbed “the Rogers Commission” (hereafter, the Commission) after former Secretary of State William Rogers, was appointed to investigate the cause of the disaster. Although mechanical failure of an O-ring seal in one of the rocket boosters was identified as the

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