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to understand in deeper details, the political, military, scientific, and cultural success of landing on the moon. From all points of view, Americans were worried that the moon itself was going become a Soviet colony. To give an illustration, an embarrassing American attempt to launch a satellite into orbit blew up on the launching pad. Nevertheless, the United States ultimately succeeded with the launch into orbit in 1958. What's more the nation being a contender as a superpower dashed ahead in the significant and threatening, fields of missile and space technology (Cassidy, 2011).
As explored by (Cassidy, 2011), when Jerome Wiesner, a strong advocate for basic research and national defense opposed Kennedy's plan to send a man to the moon, trouble surfaced. His argument was that the huge, status -motivated undertaking would drain resources from immediate social needs and much needed basic research. Additionally, he also encouraged Kennedy to slow down with the nuclear arms through the negotiation of arms control and even nuclear disarmament.
In regards to the status of landing a man on the moon by 1970, President Kennedy ambitiously set a target by the end of the decade to build a commercially viable supersonic jet transport plane that was second to none. Similarly, as a boost to business and national standing, Richard Nixon pushed for development regardless of public objections from his advisors and science protest groups. What's more physicist William Shurcliffe was helpful in raising objections centered on the damage caused by the jet's sonic booms, the impact on the ozone layer, and the huge expenses without sufficient public benefits. Ultimately, worried about the environment, Congress canceled the program. At the end of the day, the United States never did develop the transport (Cassidy, 2011).