The Strain - Occultation - The First Night Summary & Analysis

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Occultation - The First Night

Occultation

The term “solar eclipse” is a misnomer. Eclipses occur when something passes into a shadow cast by something else. The moon, passing into the path of the sun and causing shadow, is properly called “occultation.”.Kelly watches the event from Kelton Street in Woodside, Queens. Though she is well-educated and knows what is going on, she feels panicked by it. She chalks it up to the incident at JFK. Meanwhile, Zack continues to watch the ball game with Matt, stopping to look at the eclipse. Zack hopes his dad will respond to his text message, but the solar event has thrown the radio waves and orbiting satellites off. Meanwhile, two-hundred-twenty miles above Earth, on the International Space Station, American flight engineer Thalia Charles is in the Unity module of the Destiny lab mod. The...

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