Our space adventure Soviet cosmonaut in 1957 Yuri GagarinIt started with the ‘going into space.
After that, various manned vehicles went into space. But undoubtedly, the most important event was the first manned landing on the Moon made by the Apollo 11 spacecraft in 1969.
Neil Armstorng, the first astronaut to set foot on the moon, said “Small step for me, big step for humanity” summarizing everything.
12 astronauts landed on the Moon between 1969-1972. The moon was last set foot in December 1972. So why hasn’t there been a manned flight to the Moon again after nearly 50 years?
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During the Cold War, both the US and the Soviet Union were competing in the “Space Race”, trying to get ahead of each other.
The Soviet Union came to the fore in matters such as “the first animal to go to space,” “the first human to go into space,” “the first woman to go into space”.
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America’s answer was to go to the Moon.
With the end of the Cold War, the “Space Race” also lost its former interest. Therefore, the American Aeronautics and Space Administration NASA’s budget has been reduced.
Now that we set foot on the moon and made a lot of discoveries, it has lost its old charm and mystery.
We have now turned to Mars and other planets.
This is why NASA sees re-manned flight to the Moon as a wasteful expense. Because new spacecraft, astronaut training, etc. these are very costly jobs.
He transfers this budget to the Mars project instead of the Moon. Also, a space program can take years; this is nothing more than wasting time …
Other countries do not allocate such a large budget for their space programs, and they think that it does not make sense for us to set foot from now on.
Source: Space Mage Turkey