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JFK Addresses Joint Session of Congress May 1961

JFK Addresses Joint Session of Congress May 25, 1961

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.

 

May 25, 1961

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