Write an essay on the effects of the U.S. Space Program on Technological Advancements

The writing assignment will be an essay supported by research in which you analyze either causes or effects of a phenomenon. The essay should have the following elements:
1) An engaging intro paragraph. You might even want to cite sources in the opening paragraph to make your opening engaging to the reader.
2) An effective and clear thesis statement.
3) A statement of definitions and background on the topic on which you are writing. You will want to define any terms necessary for the reader. You may want to provide a historical background on your topic.
4) Unified, supported, and coherent body paragraphs that defend the thesis.
5) Sources cited throughout the body paragraphs that support the arguments in the paper.
6) An effective conclusion
7) A “references” page that lists the sources cited. The list should be in APA format.