Essay on The Media Coverage Expansion Of The Apollo Exploration

1170 Words Apr 4th, 2016 5 Pages
“An Eagle flying in outer space” “We choose to go to the moon. 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, because that goal will serve to organize and measure the best of our energies and skills, because that challenge is one that we are willing to accept, one we are unwilling to postpone, and one which we intend to win” (Kennedy, John). July 20th 1969, the day history was shaped and a path laid for the future. This was the day that Astronauts would land on the moon. Historically this event will shape the country we live in. Shaping it through the economy, the economic surplus and growth after the mission. Newfound education such the further discovery’s in space and on the moon. The media coverage expansion of the Apollo exploration as it took place. The events leading to the defeat and collapse of the Soviet Union in the Cold War. Finally securing strong nationalistic feelings and pride for the country. Forever making the foundation of the American dream stronger than ever due to the Apollo exploration.
Business is Booming! Celebration, dancing in the streets as the Apollo 11 mission was successful. Confetti, American flags amongst other things lined the streets of New York as the Tickertape parade was processed down the streets, with the astronauts leading the way. Rolling past Wall Street, the Empire State building and other monuments. Armstrong and Aldrin had gotten…

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