Space Race Research Paper

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Pierce 1 Hunter Pierce Lotspeich 5th hour English 2 10-20-15 The Space Race In the movie I Robot they're in a future where robots help with everything in day to day life. But one police officer (Will Smith) doesn't trust the robots and thinks they've become too untrustworthy. He soon finds himself to be right. They took over society and started killing humans. But back in the 1960's that thought didn't even cross people's minds. In the 60's technology was affected by The Space race. In the 1960's many major events happened. On November 8th, 1960, John Kennedy wins presidency against Richard Nixon. On May 25th, 1961, Kennedy proposed the moon program, the space race had begun. On July 20th, 1969, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were the first two men to land on the moon, the U.S.A had won the space race. It took them a total of three days to reach the moon's lunar orbit. Apollo 11 was launched on July 16th, 1969, and it took a total of twelve minutes to escape Earth's atmosphere. It was an exciting time for people in the 60's. …show more content…

With the television becoming a necessity in the modern home, it grew in popularity. As technology furthered people wanted to see more things and it excited them. As technology advanced even more, the people of the U.S, decided to invest in space ships. They used these spaceships to put the first man on the moon. It showed just how advanced America was. The technological advancements of 60's made America an interesting

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