Half a century ago, Americans set foot on the moon in a ‘giant leap for mankind.’ This is the story of Apollo 11.
The character and tenacity needed to win the space race and land on the moon were built on the western frontier and ingrained deep into the American ethos.
The fourth manned launch of the massive Saturn V rocket needed to bring a modular spacecraft to orbit and land on the moon demanded the culmination of many sundry technological achievements.
There’s a lot to love about President Trump’s new NASA plans, but more private help and fewer spending binges are necessary to ensure that America wins the new space race.
‘Apollo 11’ is mythical and patriotic, but does not eschew the hard science that was required to get Americans on the moon.
In 2019, Sino-U.S. relations will be defined by the trade war, potential reunification with Taiwan, and the escalation of the new space race.
China wants to create a sphere of global influence and improve their defense capabilities via exploring space. We can’t sit back and let them dominate.
On Christmas Eve, 1968, the Apollo 8 crew got to address the world via the most-watched television broadcast at the time. They read Genesis.
Forty-nine years ago today, the nation watched as Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walked on the Moon. This may have been the most American moment in history.
Sputnik provides a turning point in world history: from then on, humans would maintain a presence in outer space and begin reaching to the stars.
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