Analyzing the Audience, Purpose, and Occasion



On the morning of January 28, 1986, the Space Shuttle Challenger took off from Cape Canaveral, Florida. On board were seven astronauts, including the first civilian in space: the middle school teacher Christa McAuliffe. Because this launch included the first teacher in space, many school children across the country watched on television.


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  1. 1.College of EngineeringPenn State UniversityUniversity ParkUSA

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