Vocabulaire (2 min) du Daily News du 18 juillet 2019

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"That's one small step for man, one giant leap for

pas

"That's one small step for man, one giant [pas] for

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mankind."

humanité

[humanité]."

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at a time when the cold war was already well under way,

en cours

at a time when the cold war was already well [en cours],

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and the then President Dwight Eisenhower made it his mission

de l'époque

and the [de l'époque] President Dwight Eisenhower made it his mission

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to catch up with the Soviet Union in the

rattraper

[rattraper] the Soviet Union in the

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space race.

course spatiale

[course spatiale].

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Back then, there were just 8,000 Nasa employeesand an annual budget of $100 million,

à l'époque

[à l'époque], there were just 8,000 Nasa employeesand an annual budget of $100 million,

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but five decades later, the number of staff has more than doubled

personnel

but five decades later, the number of [personnel] has more than doubled

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and the budget that President Donald Trump is aiming to give the space agency

a l'intention de

and the budget that President Donald Trump [a l'intention de] give the space agency

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is in excess of $20 billion:

supérieur à

is [supérieur à] $20 billion:

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"We are restoring America's proud

fier

"We are restoring America's [fier]

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legacy of leadership in space."

héritage

[héritage] of leadership in space."

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"We have a lift-off, lift-off on Apollo 11."

décollage

"We have a [décollage], lift-off on Apollo 11."

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"Well, half a century since man first set foot on the moon,

a posé le pied

"Well, half a century since man first [a posé le pied] on the moon,

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the United States remains as keen as ever

plus décidés que jamais

the United States remains [plus décidés que jamais]

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to maintain its lead in

avance

to maintain its [avance] in

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space travel.

voyages dans l'espace

[voyages dans l'espace].

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And here at Nasa there's a renewed sense of enthusiasm:

un renouveau de

And here at Nasa there's a [un renouveau de] sense of enthusiasm:

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the teams have been developed, the capsule's been created

équipes

the [équipes] have been developed, the capsule's been created

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it's from here that launches take place

lancements

it's from here that [lancements] take place

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and it's from here that the next manned lunar mission

habitée

and it's from here that the next [habitée] lunar mission

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will lift off.

décollera

[décollera].

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"Well, this impressive machine that you can see just behind me is what they call " the crawler

la chenille

"Well, this impressive machine that you can see just behind me is what they call " [la chenille]

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and it transports rockets all the way from the vehicle assembly

fusées

and it transports [fusées] all the way from the vehicle assembly

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building over there

bâtiment

[bâtiment] over there

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to the launch pad which you can see

pas de tir

to the [pas de tir] which you can see

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in the distance."

au loin

[au loin]."

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given this ambitious

du fait de

[du fait de] this ambitious

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target of getting back to the moon by 2024?"

objectif

[objectif] of getting back to the moon by 2024?"

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I'm hugely excited to have that

très

I'm [très] excited to have that

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deadline,

échéance

[échéance],

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it seems impossible but great things get done because you make impossible goals and try to reach them."

les atteindre

it seems impossible but great things get done because you make impossible goals and try [les atteindre]."

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It's all go here at Nasa and some important tests are being

tout est prêt

[tout est prêt] here at Nasa and some important tests are being

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carried out for this mission to the moon.

menés

[menés] for this mission to the moon.

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designed to save the

conçue

[conçue] to save the

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crew in the event of an emergency.

équipage

[équipage] in the event of an emergency.

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but it 's been significantly upgraded:

améliorée

but it 's been significantly [améliorée]:

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no longer fuel-powered: the Orion gets its power from the sun,

à carburant

no longer [à carburant]: the Orion gets its power from the sun,

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meaning that missions can last for longer.

durer

meaning that missions can [durer] for longer.

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It's also much lighter than the Apollo: weighing only eight tons as opposed to eighteen.

pesant

It's also much lighter than the Apollo: [pesant] only eight tons as opposed to eighteen.