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This passage takes place during the Apollo 11 moon landing. How does this event affect the narrator?
A New Landing
The narrator is conflicted because he can never be as famous as the astronauts from the Apollo 11 mission
The event convinces the narrator of the importance of science and space exploration
The event makes the narrator proud of his country's accomplishments and perseverance,
The narrator feels indifferent about the event and does not share his parents' interest
I can only remember bits and pieces of the stellar spectacle, but
I do remember the reactions of my family and what it meant to
them. On that hot summer day in 1969, I would witness a historical
moment in space exploration as the Apollo 11 mission brought
men to the surface of the moon. Although I was only 8 years old, I
knew that if something is on every television channel, it must be
"Get in here!" my mother cried out to my father. It's about to
I followed my father into the living room, and we both sat on the
sofa, staring at the small, fuzzy screen while the newscaster
introduced the event. As my parents both stared intently, I began
to feel just as curious myself
We heard the well-known phrase uttered from Armstrong's
voice: "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind."
Tears ran down my father's face, and I understood the
significance of the event. I sat there silently for a minute, and then
my father looked at me, smiling and nodding.
"This universe is so huge" he said, "but it doesn't matter. In just
a little more time, think of where you could go what you could do."
In fact, that is all I could think about after that day. My interest in
science and engineering grew rapidly, and I eventually made my
way into a prestigious school where I began helping to design a
new spacecraft for a private company

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It's B. The event convinces the narrator of the importance of science and space exploration.


Dr. Eulah Baumbach
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