outer limits of the stars, they gain equally substantial insight on how to solve problems on Earth. The first moon landing brought Unity to America but it also led to conspiracy. Even though it happened in 1969, the first moon landing had a lasting effect on the world. Apollo 11 represented the culmination of decades of hard work for NASA. John F. Kennedy's dream of putting a person on the moon seemed foolish to many, but it remains one of the highest achievements of human work and ingenuity. The Space
landed on the moon, there are people who believed that NASA faked the moon landings. Men, such as Bill Kaysing, the Flat Earth Society, and Davie Groves, and Bart Sibrel, have written books, delivered lectures, and made videos about why they believed NASA faked the moon landings. Based on their observations which include no stars in their pictures, NASA 's drive to beat the Russians to the moon, and a way to distract people from the Vietnam war, the group believes that the moon landings were faked.
group’s journey towards the Moon. By July 20, Apollo 11 approached the craterous satellite after hovering in its orbit for twenty-four hours. Armstrong and Aldrin allegedly ambled over the lunar surface upon the Lunar Module’s arrival on the Tranquility Base, Armstrong reporting: “The Eagle has landed”. Upon his descent from the Eagle’s ladder, Armstrong delivered his famous words: “That's one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind” (“The First Lunar Landing”). After arriving back to Earth
Russia, with both sides harboring feelings of suspicion and even disgust for the other. However, terrible Russian-American relations and the possible catastrophic destruction of nuclear war was not the only thing the Cold War promoted. One of the effects of the Cold War was fierce competition in a lot of areas, such as maintaining influence in third world countries and, of course, the Space Race. As a result of this rivalry between Russia and the United States in supremacy in spaceflight capability
"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" (Kennedy). When John F. Kennedy said these famous words, he set the stage for one of the greatest accomplishments the United States of America has ever made. Over the course of that decade, the space race would be in full swing; a universal goal would unite the nation to achieve the dream of sending a man to the moon and safely back to earth. Through human determination, the
mission. (Apollo 11). According to C.Feurth, the entire moon landing was a hoax. But there are many reasons why this moon landing was not a hoax and was real. They have unmistakable video evidence of Neil walking on the moon and planting the US flag in the moon’s surface. There are 21.5 kg of Moon rocks brought back to Earth by Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin. As America and Russia were in a race to see who could get to the moon first. Since America got their first, if they had faked it, why didn’t the
The Faux Moon Landing Theory July 20, 1969, in the midst of the Cold War, Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins made history as the first humans to land on the moon. They returned home safely and America beat Russia in the race to get a human to the moon, one win in the great Space Race. However, some people think that they never went to the moon. According to conspiracy theorists, the moon landing was an elaborate hoax staged by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, or NASA
We choose to go to the moon... "I believe that this nation should commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the moon, and returning him, safely to the earth. No single space project in this period will be more important in the long-range exploration of space; and none will be so difficult of expensive to accomplish."(John F. Kennedy - "Special Joint Session of Congress", May 25th, 1961) With just a few words John F. Kennedy launched one of the largest
“Houston, Tranquility Base here. The Eagle has landed” (“Neil Armstrong”). The 60s were an interesting decade for The United States of America. Richard M. Nixon had been inaugurated as the 37th President, but he had created such a scandal with Watergate that he had resigned soon after and had the Vice President Gerald Ford take over in his shameful leave. The US had decided to hold the second draft lottery in order to find men to serve in the upcoming Vietnam War. This meant that the Selective Service
Shepard and the "Freedom 7" were recovered safely. Now, America was finally catching up to the Soviet Union's space technology. President Kennedy awarded Alan Shepard, Jr. the Distinguished Service Medal on May 8, 1961. On May 25, President Kennedy committed the United States to a multi-billion dollar space program for at least the next nine years. President Kennedy has this goal for America, "before this decade is out, of landing a man on the moon and returning him safely to Earth." The United States'