Kennedy Moon Speech 1961

Kennedy Congressional Speech

Date: 05.25.1961
Title: President Kennedy at the Joint Session of Congress
Description: Speaking to Congress and the Nation at the joint session of Congress on May 25, 1961, President Kennedy said : “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.” National Aeronautic and Space Administration (NASA) achieved the goal of the first manned lunar landing on July 20, 1969.
ID: MSFC-9260665
Credit: NASA Marshall Space Flight Center (NASA-MSFC)