Moon Landing

Elizabeth Klevana

The Race to the Moon

  • The Cold War heated up in the 1960s with the space race
  • It was between the US and the Soviets
  • The Soviets were ahead at one point but with determination, the US pulled ahead
  • When Kennedy announced that their goal was to have a man land on the moon, the entire nation was in shock
  • The Congress donated billions of dollars to NASA to help fund research and equipment

Recap!

Do remember what happened in the Cold War?

  • Arms Race
  • Communism
  • Berlin Airlift
  • Suez Crisis
  • Red Scare
  • Berlin Wall
  • Bay of Pigs
  • Cuban Missel Crisis
  • Korean War
  • Vietnam War
  • Chinese Civil War
  • The Space Race

The First People to Walk on the Moon:

"One small step for man... one giant leap for mankind."

First Moon Landing 1969

Apollo 11

Wednesday, July 16th 1969 at 12am to Thursday, July 24th 1969 at 12am

The Moon