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" I believe that 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 earth. "
Reflections on Space: Its Implications for Domestic and International Affairs - Page 131
by United States Air Force Academy - 1964 - 345 pages
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Politics: Observations and Arguments, 1966-2004

Hendrik Hertzberg - 2005 - 686 pages
...1961, in which he asked the nation to "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." A week later came Bush's State of the Union address, the text of which one scans in vain...
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Defining NASA: The Historical Debate over the Agency's Mission

W. D. Kay - 2005 - 247 pages
...USSR: I believe that 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. No single space project in this period will be more impressive to mankind as it makes its...
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Aviation in Hampton Roads

Patrick Evans-Hylton - 2005 - 128 pages
...started in 1961 and ran until 1972. Researchers on Project Apollo devoted their time and talents to landing a man on the moon and returning him safely to Earth; it did so with the Apollo 1 1 mission in July 1969. Equipment such as the vehicle shown here was created...
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Competitive Engineering: A Handbook For Systems Engineering, Requirements ...

Tom Gilb - 2005 - 480 pages
..."7 believe that 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." John F. Kennedy. Delivered before a joint session of Congress, May 25, 1961. "7 believe...
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Exploring Space

Maureen O'Keefe - 2017 - 32 pages
...Glenn, in Friendship 7, became the first US astronaut to orbit Earth. The US Apollo program was devoted to the goal of landing a man on the Moon and returning him safely to Earth. In December 1 968 Apollo 8 orbited the Moon with three crew members on board. The crew of Apollo 9...
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Thy Kingdom Come: How the Religious Right Distorts the Faith and Threatens ...

Randall Herbert Balmer - 2006 - 242 pages
...Kennedy announced a new science initiative early in his administration, along with the breathtaking goal of "landing a man on the moon and returning him safely to the earth" by the end of the 1960s. Evangelical and fundamentalist scruples about Darwinism were swept...
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The Grand Experiment: An Expedition of Self-Discovery

Madren Campbell, Gayle Gregory, Karen Johnson - 2006 - 176 pages
...present. 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 Earth. No single space project in this period will be more impressive to mankind, or more important in the...
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Prologue to a Farce: Communication and Democracy in America

Mark Lloyd - 2010 - 352 pages
...goals: I believe that 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 earth. 5 A strongly divided Congress would accomplish little the new president would request, but they did...
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America in White, Black, and Gray: The Stormy 1960s

Klaus P. Fischer - 2006 - 452 pages
...saying, "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 earth. No single space project in this period will be more impressive to mankind." The prospect of beating...
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Benefit Realisation Management: A Practical Guide for Achieving Benefits ...

Gerald Bradley - 2006 - 290 pages
...'I believe that 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 earth'. He elaborated with the words: 'In a very real sense, it will not be one man going to the moon; if we...
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