Why Did We Go to the Moon?

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We went to the moon as a result of the Cold War. The Soviet Union and United States each wanted to prove superiority over the other through technological advancement. Since the Soviet Union was the first to send a man into space, America decided to prove it was better by sending someone to the moon.
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because it has always been mans dream to travel the heavens (also because we can, and because we can get there before everyone else) also, the United States was in a vicious space
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NASA will revisit the moon with crews of four astronauts by 2018 aboard a new and safer
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The Renaissance brought with it a rebirth of art music and culture, but also a hunger for science and scientific knowledge. In 1603, Queen Elizabeth died, which ended the Elizabethan
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When NASA gets the money to do so. The Constellation program, which would have landed Americans on the moon in the near future, was scraped by President Obama. Contact you senator
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Because it is there, the same reason why people climb mountains. Curiosity is one of man's most important attributes. Americans also had to beat those Russians, it was a race. You never know when we might need something up there. You can find more information here: http://www.historyplace.com/speeches/jfk-space.htm
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