Apollo 11 : An Annual Holiday For Americans

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For years the thought of landing on the moon and coming back safely seemed impossible. Before Apollo 11 it was impossible. America proved everyone wrong in the world. It started in 1963 and was a long term project. There were many attempts but were failed. NASA never gave up on this idea because they thought it was achievable and were devoted to landing on another atmosphere. I think we should have a national holiday on July sixteenth every year to celebrate the people who contributed to this goal. We should also celebrate all of the technological advancements that were created in this mission. Landing on the moon is a day worth remembering. A few things we use in our life were advancements created in the Apollo 11 mission. Apollo 11 should be an annual holiday for Americans to honor those who contributed. In the beginning going to the moon was impossible, but America took on the challenge. "The primary objective of Apollo 11 was to complete a national goal set by President John F. Kennedy on May 25, 1961: perform a crewed lunar landing and return to Earth" (Blake). This goal was imagined and was talked about way before 1961 but on May 25 we stated that we were going to the moon and now we had to go through with it. John F. Kennedy made sure of it too. He asked congress to support funds to this project. When it was launched it was broadcasted on television for millions to watch. It was the event of the century. The space ship was launched in the heat of Kennedy Space

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