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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 133
by United States Air Force Academy - 1964 - 345 pages
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Cosmos and Psyche: Intimations of a New World View

Richard Tarnas - 2006 - 569 pages
...decade. 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, or more important...
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Apollo: The Definitive Sourcebook

Richard W. Orloff, David M. Harland - 2006 - 633 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 the Earth." He had opted for a lunar landing precisely because it posed a great technical challenge....
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Inside the Space Race: A Space Surgeon's Diary

Lawrence E. Lamb - 2006 - 424 pages
...First, I believe the 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, or more important...
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Rockets

Steven Otfinoski - 2007 - 111 pages
...rivalry. "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." Kennedy declared in a speech before Congress. All subsequent NASA missions would have this...
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NASA's Scientist-Astronauts

Shayler David, Colin Burgess - 2007 - 543 pages
...mission. President John Kennedy followed that with a stirring speech in which he committed his nation to the goal of landing a man on the Moon and returning him safely to the Earth before the decade was out. It was an incredible undertaking, and MIT was heavily involved....
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Thy Kingdom Come: How the Religious Right Distorts Faith and Threatens America

Randall Balmer - 2007 - 272 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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Incredible Space Missions

Gary Jeffrey - 2007 - 48 pages
...MOON/ 1 «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." JULY 10, Î9&9, LAUNCH COMPLEX. КАМЕРУ 3PACE ŒNT5Z, ...T MINUS TEN MINUTES • AND COUNTING......
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It's All in Our Heads

C. K. Johns - 2007 - 112 pages
...sentence: "I believe this nation should commit itself to achieving the goal before the decade is out of landing a man on the moon and returning him safely to earth." Upon hearing this and with only fifteen minutes of space experience, NASA went nuts and Congress went...
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Space Exploration

Ron Miller - 2007 - 112 pages
...Congress, "I believe this nation should commit in itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the Moon and returning him safely to Earth." Kennedy's announcement spurred the nation to create Top: nouncement spurred the nation to create T...
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A Season Of Madness: Life and Death in the 1960s

Thomas W. Becker - 2007 - 124 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. No single space project in this period will be more impressive to mankind, or more important in the...
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