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Title -  JFK Gives 'Moon Challenge' Speech to Congress


Description -  President John F. Kennedy in his historic message to a joint session of the Congress where he declared, "...I believe this nation should commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the Moon and returning him safely to the Earth."  This goal was achieved when astronaut Neil A. Armstrong became the first human to set foot upon the Moon at 10:56 p.m. EDT, July 20, 1969.  Shown in the background are, (left) Vice President Lyndon Johnson, and (right) Speaker of the House Sam T. Rayburn.


Description Source -  NASA


Year -  May 25, 1961

John F. Kennedy Gives Moon Challenge Speech to Congress

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