The Moon Landing of 1969Jaksyn Peacock
- astronaut: a person who travels in space
- pledge: to publicly promise to do something
- rivalry: a conflict between two groups competing to reach the same goal
- advancement: a new development or progression in a certain area
- capable: having the ability to complete a certain task
1. Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were
Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were the first humans on the moon.
2. The decision to land a man on the moon was made in
The decision to land a man on the moon was made in 1961.
3. One advancement that the Soviet Union made in space travel was
One advancement that the Soviet Union made in space travel was sending the first human to space.
- Some people believe in the conspiracy theory that the moon landing was faked. Do you think this is possible? Why or why not?
In 1969, astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to walk on the moon. The decision to send astronauts to the moon was made in 1961, when U.S. President John F. Kennedy pledged to accomplish this before the end of the decade. Kennedy set this goal because of the rivalry between the U.S. and the Soviet Union at the time. The Soviet Union had already made advancements in space travel, such as sending the first unmanned probe to the moon, and sending the first human to space. The U.S. wanted to prove that they were capable of space travel as well. Over eight years, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) prepared and launched 11 missions that would lead to the moon landing. The final mission took place on July 20th, 1969. Armstrong was the first of the two astronauts to walk on the moon, where he said the famous quote: “That’s one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.”
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sebastian gonzalez says:
I found it interesting that so many years ago humanity and science have done such important and advanced things.
Luis Velasquez says:
I think the trip to the moon was true because they saw real images besides neil armstrong and buzz aldring said that if it was true and for me it’s proof enough
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Aquiles Carmona says:
Very interesting reading about the trip to the moon. I learned something new.
It’s possible to be true or false but I don’t think it’s so important at this time because it’s caused to make so many new ideas which create lots of spacecrafts, spaceporbes, spacestations, atc that help us to discover mysterious of the universe now and humans will travel between planets of the solar system easily and conveniently in future.
It was a great advancement which lead us to a new world.
ФАДЕЕВА ЕЛИЗАВЕТА says:
I think this could be possible. Since the Americans have always tried to be ahead and bypass the USSR in all ways.
Daisy Santos says:
I really hope that this historic moment has been real because at the speed that humans destroy our planet we will need to be able to travel through space.
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To be fraud or not
It’s not important
Because human dreams come true finally.
Even if someone didn’t tell us the truth but making us to try achieving this goal.
It is important.
Rivalry is really shadow only pushing us to experience new era.
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