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did their jobs brilliantly. We mourn seven heroes: Michael Smith, Dick Scobee, Judith Resnik, Ronald McNair, Ellison Onizuka, Gregory Jarvis, and Christa McAuliffe.” ii.Reagan named each of the astronauts off and elaborated how difficult and courageous being an astronaut is. b. Regan’s purpose was to ensure that people continue pushing space travel. i. “I've always had great faith in and respect for our space program. And what happened today does nothing to diminish it.” ii.Reagan says this to show that even though something tragic happened, we should still have faith in our space program and continue supporting it. In addition to purpose, Ronald Reagan used pathos to honor and highlight the sacrifices of the seven astronauts, but also to encourage and inspire people to look forward to the future of space travel. a. Ronald Regan used pathos to bring honor the memory of the pilots who died. i. “Your loved ones were daring and brave, and they had that special grace, that special spirit that says, "Give me a challenge, and I'll meet it with joy." ii.This quote uses emotionally loaded words and imagery to incite and emotional response to the astronauts and their deaths Quigley 1
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  • Fall '19
  • Space Shuttle Challenger, Space Shuttle Challenger disaster, STS-51-L

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