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Unformatted text preview: o Afterwards, the “means” went away Johnson • No “struggle” o Look beyond the previous times, and unite • “Victory” over space o Space was the enemy – a fight against nature • Conflicting views – stresses peace and invites war • U.S. competing with the Soviet Union – going to the moon o Moral equivalent of war o JFK’s space policy was a “relic of the cold war” • The Heavens and Earth o Eisenhower is the hero of the space age o Refused to race the Soviets o Space race with Russians jeopardize America’s values and freedoms and drag us to their level o Kennedy and Johnson are the villains • National pride is the motivation and goal for the space program • Apollo was never about practicality o Can’t discuss practical results...
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This note was uploaded on 08/30/2011 for the course ENC 3930H taught by Professor Pauldombrowski during the Spring '11 term at University of Central Florida.
- Spring '11