JFK increased spending on the space program in order to try and get ahead in the space race. He was the first president to ask Congress for money to help land an American man onto the moon. On February 20, 1962, astronaut John Glenn orbited the Earth three times and safely landed in the Atlantic Ocean. After this accomplishment, the U.S. was now equal in space exploration to the Soviet Union. His actions and dedication to the space program eventually contributed to landing a man on the moon in 1969.
No one would guess from the simple beginnings of his birth in the year 1930 that Neil Armstrong would go on to become a national icon. In 1969, Neil Armstrong changed humanity’s view of the possible and the impossible. Armstrong’s footsteps on the surface of the moon and the proclamation “That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind” awakened the belief that the impossible could indeed become possible. While Traveling across a vast setting, and becoming a national hero, Neil Armstrong remained as humble as the farmhouse into which he had been born. Armstrong’s life greatly resembles one of an epic hero’s.
Spoken Word Speech Sentence Outline The Inspiration Behind JFK’s “Race to the Moon” Speech General Purpose: To inform Specific Purpose: To show the inspiration behind JFK’s speech Central Idea: You can accomplish anything no matter how unreal it may seem. Just imagine standing in the crowd at Rice University Stadium in Houston, Texas on September 12th, 1962 listening to John F. Kennedy give his “Race to the Moon” Speech. You hear him talking about his challenge for the United States to go to the moon. This very idea seems quite impractical for the time right? But would you believe in him?
Our Journey to the Moon On September 12, 1962 President John F. Kennedy gave a speech in Houston, Texas at Rice Stadium. This 18 minute long speech was made to convince the people of the United States as to why we should go to the moon. The “We choose to go to the Moon” speech was written by both John F. Kennedy and his speech writer, Ted Sorensen (Press). The purpose behind this speech was to gain America’s support and to get everyone on board with the idea of space exploration. The reason for the embarkment of space exploration was due to the ongoing space race between the U.S. and the USSR.
One of the main techniques that JFK decided to use within this speech was relating what he was talking about to things his audience could relate to. This technique allowed the people listening to his speech have the ability to relate the ideas and decisions he was speaking about to simppler or more common things within their lives. By doing this JFK kept his listeners engaged at all times during his speech and got them thinking about how going to the moon could relate to them. An example of this would be when JFK was explaining why this was to happen he related to his audience (Rice University) in a series of questions. “But why, some say, the moon?
Cancer and Mono still haven’t found a cure but, with the help of space travel, people can explore space and find other materials to find a cure for diseases. “Medicine has been revolutionized by the space program. We learned to monitor orbiting astronauts- pioneering telemedicine & leading to unprecedented improvements in patient monitoring”(Fowler, 1). Funding for space exploration could help physicians go into space, test materials, bring them back (if promising), and use them on patients. Also adding to that, “ We would be a much more healthy planet and society, if we stopped warring with each other and wasting precious minerals that we have on this Earth -on- war, we would have more resources to spend on more important things such as daily
Edmond Rostand reflects Cyrano’s intent through his language. He does this to allow the reader to infer that Cyrano will eventually win Roxane’s love because of his uniqueness. In Act III, Cyrano exclaims: I fell from the moon! (Rostand, 140). The moon symbolizes Cyrano’s creativity and uniqueness and in the 1640s, the moon was considered unattainable.
In journalism the following rhetorics are used: ethos, logos, pathos. These rhetorics are used to speak out to the audience. They inform the readers about a situation they want people to know about and persuade them. These rhetorics convince an audience into believing what they say through various responses. The article, “Man Takes First Steps on the Moon,” by the Times is effective.
In 1969, the first person landed on the moon. One of the astronauts that walked on this faraway planet made a famous speech, “This is one small step for man, and one giant leap for mankind.” This was a huge event for America and for the world, but do we need to remember it and study it forever? Since that historic day, hundreds of rockets have gone into space. We have explored other planets, including Mars, and I am sure that as technology advances, someday people will live on other planets. So, shouldn’t we be learning about science and how to make progress, instead of looking back at the old days when it was a miracle to just to go to the moon?
However, some may feel that Armstrong was just a pawn in the US/USSR space race. Neil Armstrong should be considered a hero because he exhibits traits of courage, humility and selflessness and he will forever be known in time be as the first Earthling to step foot on the moon. Admittedly, taking that first step on the
He took more jobs and received medals and awards for his work. Every time Bluford took more job opportunities, more and more doors opened for him. In 1978, Bluford admitted his application to the Space Shuttle Program. He knew there were little chances he might get accepted. When he was accepted he said, “As black scientists and engineers and aviators, we had to prove that black people could excel.” Bluford joined the Airforce and got many different jobs working for the air force.
The world would not be the same because when the United States went to the moon everyone was trying to be like them. The Apollo 11 mission had a huge impact on the world at that time. The whole world was impacted because at that point the United States was considered the most scientifically advanced. This event was also significant because the US was the first one to go to the moon. The people of that time were impacted because the US was feeling like they were unstoppable and the rest of the world were trying to be like the United States.
Before the space race The United States hadn’t done much exploring in space or what they could send up into space but this race with the Soviet Union encouraged the United States to start exploring their limits and everything outside of our world. The United States’ first achievement was the explorer one which was the first satellite sent into space. This helped them to understand their limits on space exploration as said in this quote "We believe that when men reach beyond this planet, they should leave their national differences behind them." President John F. Kennedy, 1962. The space race has impacted the world in a way that has given everyone the idea that there really are no limits if you set your mind to something and you really want to do
Now it was time to watch as Neil Armstrong took the first steps on the moon to plant the American flag on the moon symbolizing our victory in the notorious “Space Race” with the Soviet Union. It was a great day for America as we won the “Space Race” and got safely to the moon, but not everyone was happy. In this essay, I will be talking about why some conspiracy theorists think that the historical moon landing of 1969 was staged and why I still believe that it was in fact, real. To begin, I will be showing you some evidence theorists use to support their claim of the landing being fake. The first is that when
Alexandra Quintero Quintero 1 Mrs. Swetland AP Language and Composition 30 September 2015 Moon Analysis Project The Apollo 11 reached the moon 's surface 46 years ago with Neil Armstrong and his fellow astronauts Michael Collins and Buzz Aldrin on board. This was the mission that landed the first humans on the moon. In just eight days, those three men became a part of one of mankinds greatest accomplishments. After this momentous event, many writers, speakers, and artists expressed in their own way, what had happened as well as their own personal thoughts and opinions on the mission. "Man Takes First Steps on the Moon" found in a special edition of The Times, focuses on informing the audience of the details and facts of the moon landing as well as its political