- Apollo 11 was the first space flight to land humans on the moon.Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins touched down on July 20, 1969.
- Before the astronauts launched into space, President John F. Kennedy gave an impassioned speech defending the country’s decision to devote resources towards a moon mission.
- Over 50 years later, that speech is just as motivating as it was when JFK delivered it on September 12, 1962 at Rice University.
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EDITOR’S NOTE: This video was originally published on August 23, 2016.
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