Conspericy Theory Essay

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"Houston, Tranquility Base here. The Eagle has landed," But has it really? The Eagle Has Landed The Apollo missions sponsored by the National Aeronautics Space Administration (NASA) has had a huge impact on the U.S as well as our world. The Apollo missions, supposedly sent humans to orbit, study, research and even walk on Earth's only natural satellite, the Moon. The desire to get to the Moon sprouted from a fierce and scary time in America's history, the Cold War with Russia. The "Race for Space", as it came to be known, was of dire importance to the United States. In 1961, President John F. Kennedy proclaimed that it would be a U.S. national goal to put a man on the Moon, and bring him safely back to Earth by 1970. I believe that this statement combined with Russia's "Race for Space" put the pressure on the U.S and as 1970 began to approach quickly the U.S had no other choice then to fake it. There are many very convincing pieces of proof but the three most appealing to me were the cross-hares that were under the objects that were pictured, also the fact that there were no signs of craters or dust blown away underneath the module, and that the American flag was flapping in the "light breeze" on the moon's surface. The first appealing piece of evidence that we did not go to the moon was the permanently sketched in cross-hares on the lens of the cameras. If the cross-hares were permanently sketched in, therefore it would make perfect sense that they appear on top of everything...

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