Apollo 11 Moon Landing Conspiracy

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The Apollo 11 Moon Landing Conspiracy Officially Accepted Story During the 1960’s and 70’s, America and the USSR were in the midst of the Cold War Era, a period of time where instead of fighting each other they competed against each other in order to be the first nation to win the space race and that meant landing a human on the moon and have them return safely before the other country. In 1961 Russia was ahead of America in the space race after managing to launch Yuri Gagarin into space, have him orbit the earth and return him safely , 23 days before American astronaut Alan B Shepard was able too. In response to trailing behind Russia, President John F. Kennedy gave a speech at Rice University Stadium in which he challenged America to find a way to put a man on the moon and return him safely before the end of the decade. After launching from the Kennedy space centre on July 20th 1969 the crew of Apollo 11 orbited the earth one and a half times before being given permission to go to the moon, three days later the crew are in orbit around the moon. Six hours after the lunar module lands on the moons surface, Neil Armstrong becomes the first man to walk on the moon. The two astronauts spend two and a half hours on the moon’s surface collecting rocks and conducting experiments before behind a plaque which honoured the astronauts that had died in the pursuit of getting to space, American and Russian, an America flag and a plaque with a message that read "Here men from

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