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ALP:To ZhaW e[WenW and in ZhaW Za\V ZaV iW imSoUWanW Wo Whe U.S. Wo be a globalleadeU in Wechnolog\ and Vcience?DLUHFWLRQV: ReYieZ the timeline of the Cold War Space Race beloZ and ansZer the anal\sisqXestion that folloZs.CROG :DU SSDFH RDFHOFWREHU 1957SoYiet Union laXnches the ILUVW VDWHOOLWH LQWR VSDFH- SpXtnik I. ThiscaXses Americans to fear SoYiets sp\ing on Americans from spaceJDQXDU\ 1958The US laXnches the first American satellite into space - E[plorer IOFWREHU 1958President EisenhoZer established NASA(National AeronaXticsand Space Administration) to deYelop space technolog\ASULO 12WK1961FLUVW KXPDQ VSDFH IOLJKWis achieYed b\ the SoYiet Union. YXriGagarin orbits the earth for 108 minXtesMD\ 5WK 1961Alan Shepard is the first American to achieYe hXman space flight.His flight lasts onl\ 15 minXtesMD\ 19WK1961FLUVW SODQHWDU\ IO\E\(VenXs) completed b\ the USSRFHEUXDU\ 1962John Glenn is the ILUVW APHULFDQ WR RUELt the EarthMDUFK 1965FLUVW KXPDQ VSDFHZDONcompleted b\ SoYiet Union.It lasts for 12 minXtesJXQH 1965FLUVW APHULFDQ VSDFHZDONlasts 22 minXtesFHEUXDU\ 1966FLUVW OXQDU ODQGLQJcompleted b\ a SoYiet Xnmanned spacecraftJXQH 1966SXrYe\or 1 is theILUVW US VSDFHFUDIW WR ODQG RQ WKH PRRQJXQH 20WK1969Americans Neil Armstrong and BX]] Aldrin are the ILUVW PHQ RQWKH PRRQAQDO\VLV QXHVWLRQ: Based on this timeline, Zho do \oX think ŗZonŘ the Space Race - the U.S.or the SoYiet Union? Wh\?
PULPDU\ SRXUFH DRFXPHQW AQDO\VLV: Anal\]e the e[cerpts of the speech proYided beloZ.Watch this Yideo of the speech if \oX Zish to listen to President Kenned\.PULPDU\ SRXUFH DRFXPHQW - HLVWRULFDO CRQWH[W: In 1962, NASA opened the HoXstonSpace Center to deYelop fXrther space technolog\ and train astronaXts. As the Space RacebetZeen the U.S. and the SoYiet Union heated Xp, it became clear that the nation to deYeloptechnolog\ to first land on the moon ZoXld be the most adYanced. President Kenned\attended the opening ceremonies of the HoXston Space Center and then gaYe a noZ famoXsspeech at Rice UniYersit\ sometimes referred to as ŗWe chooVe Wo go Wo Whe MoonŘ, afamoXs line from the speech.E[FHUSW 1 - LHDGHUVKLS LQ SSDFH THFKQRORJ\ (Video clip: 5:00 - 5:50). . . The e[ploration of space Zill go ahead, Zhether Ze join in it or not, and it is one of thegreat adYentXres of all time, and no nation Zhich e[pects to be the leader of other nationscan e[pect to sta\ behind in the race for space.Those Zho came before Xs made certain that this coXntr\ rode the first ZaYes of theindXstrial reYolXtions, the first ZaYes of modern inYention, and the first ZaYe of nXclearpoZer, and this generation does not intend to floXnder in the backZash of the coming age ofspace. We mean to be a part of itŠZe mean to lead it.1)ConWe[WXali]aWion: In this e[cerpt, President Kenned\ sa\s:ŗ...no naWion Zhich e[SecWVWo be Whe leadeU of oWheU naWionV can e[SecW Wo VWa\ behind in Whe Uace foU VSace.ŘConsidering that the U.S. Zas engaged in the Cold War Zith the SoYiet Union at thistime, Zh\ might President Kenned\ haYe chosen to inclXde this line aboXt leadership inhis speech?

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