Well how did this great event in the history books, The Cold War lead to such an enormous discovery? Let’s go back to the 1940’s…. The space race was related to the cold war but it wasn’t the reason that space exploration started. After World War 2 America and Russia both realized that space rockets were a huge success from the perspective of the importance of space race to begin. In 1955 both the nations announced to their country about the amazing research that was going to take place for the next couple of years or decades.
Optimistically, the president made reference to the need of more private sector companies to support the effort. Ronald Reagan would surely have applauded this. President Obama also outlined technology efforts to go beyond the moon and having larger goals for missions to Mars. This mindset to think exponentially beyond the present and on a large scale is a similarity between the two presidencies. To sum up the similarities, President Obama and former president Reagan drew upon the indomitable spirit of the American people and the exploration of the unknowns to find ways to peacefully fund space program efforts.
Johnson in a way gave NASA the benefit of ethos, which in turn led to an enormous societal impact. Statistics prove that the Apollo Program gained extreme financial support from the public after the Apollo 1 catastrophe. Their budget after the event was 439.6 million dollars, compared to 38 million dollars granted to the unmanned Mars
"We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard" (John Kennedy). Men from many nations have been trying to get to the moon since the middle of the cold war. In the year 1969, landing a person on the moon became one of the greatest scientific accomplishments ever. One of the reasons for being such a great accomplishment was the new technologies that needed to be made and utilized. One of the new technologies was the new F-1 rocket engines, developed by Pratt and Whitney Rocketdyne, that were needed for the Saturn V rocket.
What Does the New $100 Million TechHire Grant Competition Mean for the Economy? A team consisting of top US government officials has announced plans to broaden the President’s TechHire initiative, that is aimed at affording young Americans the opportunity to train and get employed into well-paying tech jobs. The initiative was unveiled by the Labor Secretary Thomas Perez, White House Cabinet Secretary, Broderick Johnson and the US Chief Technology Officer Megan Smith. The event took place on November 17, 2015 in Baltimore, MD. The choice of Baltimore this time around was crucial, because the city’s economy has been underrepresented in the tech sector for many years.
Society’s core is built around advancing – always creating more. Within the last decade the advancement of technology has grown substantially and has had huge effects on society. In her essay, “In Praise of a Snail’s Pace”, Ellen Goodman illustrates the effects technology has on people. Throughout her essay, Goodman’s opinion on technology is that people shouldn’t rely on it as much as they do. She touched on the fact that people get caught up in their own life through the means of technology.
For centuries, our world has developed from agricultural age into a technological era. Nowadays, we are surrounded by all kinds of electrical equipment to serve our work and life with much higher efficiency. There are tons of innovations and new technologies that have been developed recently: Internet, robots, social apps and new treating methods. Those technologies are developing really fast at a speed we could never image before. However, as time goes by, it also brings people concerns, is those technologies going to bring any threat to our daily life?
Some provide education, farming assistance, healthcare and complete construction projects for people in need around the globe. This organization has helped improve foreign attitudes towards the United States. He wanted the United States to lead the way in space exploration. Prior to his presidency, the United States was always one step behind the Soviet Union in space endeavors. JFK increased spending on the space program in order to try and get ahead in the space race.
In the modern society, the internet is becoming more and more resourceful and reliable daily. What used to take people days to research and locate can now take someone a matter of hours or depending on what they are looking for a matter of minutes. What are we actually getting from all these high tech advancements in the world of internet? Do we really need smarter technology? Should we consider the vast growing technological advancement as a beneficial contribution or an affliction?
The Causes of Globalisation Globalisation has many causes but the one we take seriously is the economy and leave out the rest, the global causes have contributed on the world’s economy such as technology, financial, multinational corporations, labour and foreign direct investment. Technology, over the past decade technology has improve the way the economy works and communicate (people could sent important emails to a client who are half way across the world); technology has made a huge improvement in our everyday life’s through the internet (Scholte, 2000:101 in Hirst & Thompson