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Apollo 11 Essay

800 words - 4 pages

February 29, 2012
Apollo 11
Controlling Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore the astronauts that were a part of the Apollo 11 mission.
I. The main crew
A. Neil Armstrong-Commander
B. Edwin E. Aldrin Jr.-Lunar Module Pilot
C. Michael Collins-Command Module Pilot
II. The launch information
A. July 16, 1969
B. 9:32 a.m.
C. Launch pad 39A
D. Saturn-V AS 506
E. High Bay 1
F. Mobile Launch Platform 1
G. Firing room 1
III. Landing
A. July 24,1969
B. 12:50 p.m.
C. Pacific Ocean
D. Recovery ship USS Hornet
IV. Objective
A. To complete a national goal set by president John F. Kennedy
B. On May 25, 1961
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Graduated third in his class
1. A Doctorate of Science in Astronautics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge
I. Went to Montclair High School
J. Received a Bachelor of Science degree in 1951 from the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York
K. At the moon
1. Hammered a core tube into the moons surface
2. Got forty-eight pounds of lunar materials that they brought back
3. Earlier he set up the solar wind collector beyond
VII. Collins
A. Where he lived
1. Rome
2. Oklahoma
3. New York
4. Maryland
5. Texas
6. Puerto Rico
7. Washington D.C.
B. Was captain of the wrestling team
C. After graduating from West Point he became an Air Force test pilot
VIII. Watching
A. About 8,000 guest and 2,000 journalist watched the take off
B. The bleachers were 3 ½ miles away from the launch site
C. The crowd cheered, cried, laughed, and just stood in silent awe
IX. Objects in the National Collection
A. Command Module
1. Flotation collar
2. Boiler plate
3. Mobile quarantine facility
5. Apollo lunar sample return container
6. Ampoule buffer
7. Ampoule chlorine
8. Urine hose
9. Bag
10. Roll on cuffs
11. Biosensors
12. Auxiliary
13. Sterna harness
B. Vacuum
1. Camera
2. Sunglasses
3. Camera casing
4. Checklist
5. Chronograph
6. Constant wear garment
7. Container
8. Cuff links
9. Dosimeter

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