Imagine it is July 20, 1969 and you are watching the moon landing live on national television with a close friend of yours. Your friend asks you two sincere questions:
Topic 1: Why did we go through all of the trouble of landing on the moon in the first place?
Topic 2: Why didnâ€™t we use the money we spent going to the moon on improving the conditions of poor people here in the United States?
Do some independent internet research on NASA and the US space program. Reference your findings from that research in your responses to the discussion board questions.