Moon Landing Book Report

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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.

Before the Apollo 11 shuttle was launched, extensive efforts were put into researching and making the best and most modern equipments required to carry out this incredibly challenging objective. For example, oxygen packs were highlighted when the news team said “by this time the two astronauts had spent 25 minutes of their breathing time, but their oxygen packs on their backs last four hours”(News Team in Houston and London). The author used logos to inform the readers and also to imply that the oxygen packs are an example of the advancements that happened as a result of this mission, with its creation enabling
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This mission resulted in the advancement of current technologies at an unprecedented rate, as well as the descent that opens up endless possibilities for future explorations into outer space. Agreed upon by many authors and influential figures to be a groundbreaking event and the event that propel mankind’s knowledge and technologies further than ever before, the moon landing has cemented itself as the greatest achievement of

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