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The Moon Landing Impact

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On September 2, 1945, the two most powerful countries in the world broke into a war of power and pride, known as the Cold War. The Soviet Union and the United States battled fiercely for a reputation that would be revered for ages to come. Aggressively, these two nations pushed to be the greatest in the world through weapons, politics and science. These actions and attitudes significantly promoted the need for space exploration, and soon sparked a pursuit that changed history forever. The “Space Race” of the 1960’s between the US and Russia was very expensive but it yielded a tremendous number of technological advances. It has long been said that the exploration of the cosmos should be secondary to more important things like resolutions to problems on Earth. However, as scientists and engineers reach further and further out into the 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 Race began in 1955 when both countries announced that they would soon be launching satellites into orbit. On October 4, 1957 the Russians placed the first successful satellite into orbit and it was called Sputnik I. On April 12, 1961 Yuri Gagarin was the first man to orbit the Earth in the spacecraft Vostok I. The Russians were winning and it was embarrassing for the Americans, so Kennedy announced th...

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...he world of technology because of the Moon Landing. Conspiracy discrepancies have been debunked and there is no doubt that the moon landing is legitimate. The efforts to explore the universe has had negative effects including the loss of human lives ,a tremendous investment of money, as well as adverse environmental effects both within Planet Earth and the solar system. However, these sacrifices have been made in efforts of propelling humanity into its most technologically and scientifically advanced stages. Therefore, due to the overwhelming social, economic, and scientific technological advancements that have been made because of space exploration, the stakes and sacrifices made do not outweigh the benefits contributed. It is evident that the moon had a lasting effect on the world and it still remains one of the highest achievements of human work and ingenuity.
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