The Moon Landing Effects

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The overview effect. A cognitive shift in awareness of human and planet life experienced by astronauts and cosmonauts once they enter cosmic space. July 20, 1969. That day, unlike others, was an important moment in American History. Across the nation and globe, the population stood still as the Apollo 11 moon landing took place live on their television screens and radio inputs. "One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind," became the immortal words of the century. The moon landing was a moment of greatness for all back on Earth.

The beginning of the twentieth century was not off to a great start. In the early 1900s, women still did not have the right to vote for political issues. Discrimination was running rampant around African Americans, and the first indestructible boat was thought to have been built. On a voyage across the Atlantic ocean, the Titanic struck an iceberg and sunk to the bottom of the sea. Over one thousand people drowned including the crew and passengers. With the death of so many already on the U.S. hands, things were in turmoil. Years passed and the U.S. was looking at a bleak future. With the beginning of the Vietnam War in 1955, President John F. Kennedy 's assassination in 1963, and then benevolent Martin Luther King Jr. 's unrightful death in 1968, devastation after devastation had civilians of the United
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He trained to be an astronaut along with Buzz Aldrin. When the Apollo 11 entered Earth 's orbit close to 9:44 a.m. EDT, the first steps to rejuvenate the U.S. were put in motion. The "Translunar Injection" was ordered, and the moment of truth to land a human being on the Moon came. Kennedy 's vision became true three days later when the Apollo 11 entered lunar
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