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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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Robot Explorers

Ron Miller - 2007 - 112 pages
...said, "I believe that 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." Kennedy's announcement put a hard deadline on what had originally been a long-range plan to explore...
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Reinventing Strategic Planning: The Systems Thinking Approach

Stephen G. Haines, Jim McKinlay - 2007 - 298 pages
...Vision: "I believe that 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." — US President John F. Kennedy, May 25, 1961. The first challenge is developing your Ideal Future...
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Into That Silent Sea: Trailblazers of the Space Era, 1961-1965

Francis French, Colin Burgess - 2007 - 429 pages
...announcement to show American determination to be first in space. On May 25, the president set a national goal of "landing a man on the moon and returning him safely to the earth" by the end of the 19605. Led by men like von Braun, Robert Gilruth, James Webb, and George...
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Beyond War:The Human Potential for Peace

Douglas P. Fry - 2007 - 352 pages
...Kennedy proposed "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 recruited the best minds. Money was to be no limit. He used the media to rally the voters behind...
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The Development of Propulsion Technology for U.S. Space-launch Vehicles ...

J. D. Hunley - 2007 - 383 pages
...May 25, 1961, "that this nation . . . commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the Moon and returning him safely to earth." The commitment that followed gave an entirely new urgency to the Saturn program. To coordinate it and...
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How Apollo Flew to the Moon

W. David Woods - 2008 - 412 pages
...mission activities. A: ADOPT A METHOD In May, 1961, after President Kennedy had challenged America to landing a man on the Moon and returning him safely to Earth, NASA soon defined three methods of achieving this objective: (1) direct ascent from the surface of...
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Apollo's Fire: Igniting America's Clean Energy Economy

Jay Inslee, Bracken Hendricks - 2009 - 416 pages
...continent: "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."1 Thus, the Apollo Project began. Those twenty-nine words changed America, the world of technology,...
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Spies in the Sky: Surveillance Satellites in War and Peace

Pat Norris - 2007 - 220 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." However, the steps leading up to this decision were tactical and short-term, and not at...
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Inventors and Inventions

Doris Simonis - 2007 - 1600 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." No cash prize was offered, and no single inventor completed the challenge: the program...
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Remarkable Leadership: Unleashing Your Leadership Potential One Skill at a Time

Kevin Eikenberry - 2011 - 288 pages
...statements: 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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