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The Apollo missions sponsored by the National Aeronautics Space Administration hereafter referred to as NASA has had a huge impact on our nation as well as our world The Apollo missions sent humans to orbit study research and even walk on Earths only natural satellite the Moon The desire to get to the Moon sprouted from a fierce and scary time in our nations history the Cold War with Russia The Race for Space as it came to be known was of dire importance to the United States and forever changed and strengthened our nationAfter World War 2 the United States came into a bitter Cold War with Communist Russia The Cold War was an intense period of unrest and political warfare between two powerful nations the US and Russia After the real war the US and Russia were in a bitter struggle with each other for world power Each nation began racing to arms including nuclear weapons and racing to gain technology Each country had hopes of breaking the others bank and securing the position of power over the other country The space race was a big part of the Cold War It was a race to dominate the world to decide whether American style democracy or Russian style communism would be Earths predominate political philosophy Schefter 12On Friday October 4 1957 the Soviet Union launched an artificial satellite Sputnik into orbit around the Earth Schefter 21 Many Americans feared that the Soviets were winning the race for space and pushed for the United States to do something fast before it was too late The impact of a Russian conquest in space was cataclysmic Schefter 6 The US had to get the moon and they had to get it quickIn 1961 President John F Kennedy proclaimed that it would be a US national goal to put a man on the Moon and bring him safely back to Earth by 1970 Pasachoff 139 And so
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