Operation Moonglow

Operation Moonglow shows that the Apollo moon landing mission was the single most successful U.S. diplomatic effort of the late 20th century.

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In October 1957, Sputnik 1 went up, and America panicked: My gosh, the Soviets are winning the Cold War! At least that's how it seemed as the little satellite's beep-beep was heard around the world. President Eisenhower hated spending money, but even he was persuaded that an aggressive space program was crucial. The United States'…

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