Apollo 13: Is It Real?

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It’s not challenging to think of movies that take place in space. Apollo 13, The Martian, Interstellar, and Star Wars are just a few examples. To make these, innovative technology is used by film studios to create realistic effects. They are able to make their movies look extremely real, which makes them more enjoyable to watch. However, these abilities have been used dishonestly by NASA and the United States to win the race to the moon. Everyone has heard Neil Armstrong’s famous quote, “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind,” but this event wasn’t the monumental leap the public believe it was. The moon landing of 1969 wasn’t real. The pictures and videos watched by millions were all shot and prerecorded in a studio with actors, costumes, and props. NASA and the government have been telling lies. By examining the stimulation of weak gravity, the astronaut’s lines, the photographic evidence, and the reasons behind faking the landing, it can be concluded that Apollo 11 never made it to the moon.…show more content…
During this time period was the cold war. The United States was competing with the Soviet Union for technological dominance. We were in a race to reach the moon, but, in reality, weren’t ready yet. If we could realistically film a moon landing, we would still win. John F. Kennedy, the president at the time, was desperate to beat the Soviet Union and promised to put a man on the moon by 1972. His plans weren’t working out, though. By filming it on earth, he was able to fulfill his promise to the United States and even reach his goal three years early. Filming the moon landing on earth was also beneficial financially. Sending Astronauts to the moon would have been extremely expensive. By forging the moon landing, the government was able to spend much less and still send their message to the Soviet

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