russia wants to prove us wrong but we are right. That moment was when the Apollo 11 touched lunar surface. this moon landing changed the worlds out look on outerspace now we know more than ever. “ Thats one small step for man one giant leap for mankind .”- neil armstrong
Apollo 11 was the first ever success in traveling to the Moon, landing on the Moon, and reentering safely to Earth. It gave the United States scientific credit across the globe in achieving landing on the Moon first. The Apollo 11 mission was a great success for the United States, but how did they accomplish “one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind”? President John F. Kennedy had two main reasons for traveling to space, setting a national goal, and beating the Soviet Union in being the first to accomplish the space race.
NASA takes part in the research of aerospace and aeronautics. NASA has impacted the technology we use today through the creation of innovative tools used in space research that are applied into the everyday lives of people. NASA has existed for over 50 years achieving their goals and conquering challenges. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration was the result the “Sputnik Crisis.”
The overview effect. A cognitive shift in awareness of human and planet life experienced by astronauts and cosmonauts once they enter cosmic space. July 20, 1969. That day, unlike others, was an important moment in American History. Across the nation and globe, the population stood still as the Apollo 11 moon landing took place live on their television screens and radio inputs.
Personal artifacts from each of the 14 astronauts are also on display. The exhibit was created
On October 4, 1957, a Soviet R-7 intercontinental ballistic missile launched Sputnik was the first satellite to orbit in the earth orbit. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration, a federal agency dedicated to go to space and explorate it, as well as few programs wanting to exploit the military potential of space. The Soviets Union were one step ahead, launching the first man into space in April 1961. After the Soviet Union sent Alan Shepard to become the first American man in space, President John F. Kennedy made the a speech claim that the U.S. would land a man on the moon by the end of the decade. On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin of NASA’s Apollo 11 mission, became the first man to set foot on the moon.
This bomb had two dedications of its occurrence. First, was a fast end of World War II, second; to have control by the US. The USSR was a very strong nation. They had bigger and better weapons and more manpower than the US, on the other hand the United States had better and more developed technology which led them to the success of the space race. This is shown because the US was the first to develop the atomic bomb and was the first to drop the atomic bomb.
The pace of technological evolution is quickening every day, as seen in new smartphones, tablets, and computers. While these achievements seem very impressive, they pale in comparison to the monumental achievement made by NASA, where they successfully put two men on the moon. On May 25, 1961, President John F. Kennedy set up a national goal, and it was to perform a crewed lunar landing and return to Earth. Less than a decade later, that goal was fulfilled when two men, Edwin Aldrin and Neil Armstrong, landed on the moon on July 24, 1969. Within the span of less than ten years, the advancement accomplished by the United States, including the construction of state-of-the-art equipments such as rockets, and the descent to the moon surface combined to established the moon landing as the greatest achievement of mankind.
In 1957, Sputnik 1 was launched into space. It was the world’s first artificial satellite, created by the Soviet Union, and was the object that began the Space Race. The launch of this satellite came as an unpleasant surprise to the United States (“The Space Race”). Less than a month later, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik 2, which carried a dog, Laika, in it (“6 Key Events of the Space Race”). A year later, in 1958, the United States retaliated by launching Explorer 1.
The topic that I decided to research was “Space Exploration: Apollo missions.” I learned that the Apollo Program was first thought of during the Eisenhower administration to follow after Project Mercury. These missions were designed to get humans on the moon, which was one of the main goals of President Kennedy during the Cold War. Because the Soviets were ahead of the U.S in the space race, landing a man on the moon first would prove that the U.S was in a sense “better” than the Soviets during the Cold War. The Apollo Missions consisted of both manned and unmanned missions between 1961 and 1975.
So on NASA started working on the spacecraft “Apollo 11” this aircraft costed 25 billion dollars to build. Then on Dec 7. NASA announces the Gemini Program, which was NASA’s second human spaceflight program. Then on February 20. John Glenn Orbited the earth 3 times in a row, then when he returned home NASA observed him to see if everything was okay with him ,and everything was okay
Borman earned the Space Medal of Honor in October, 1978 along with Neil Armstrong. After retiring from NASA, he became the CEO of Eastern Air Lines. In 1972, he had to find a plane that crashed in a swamp and later rescued many passengers from the sinking aircraft. In 1990, Frank Borman was inducted to the National Aerospace Hall of Fame. Frank was in a documentary called Race to the Moon made by