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Sputnick – 1957, scared Americans, spy?, what did it do?

JFK wanted a man to land on the moon, cold war, want to be better than USSR

JFK was assinated , wanted JFKs space dream to come true

NASA created Apollo program
mission – land man on moon, 3 men, what did the ship look like?

Americans losing GSR
Russia made rocket, going to space

Apollo 1 tragedy
burned on launchpad, 3 men inside, 100 oxygen, door

Russia rocket blows up
on launchpad, 100 scientists killed, Americans no idea

Apollo 8
Christmas Eve, first to see dark side of moon

1969 – Man on Moon
Apollo 11, Neil Armstrong, steps on moon, quote

				
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