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Space ain't what it used to be

 


“We choose to go to the moon in this decade (the 1960s) and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard, because that goal will serve to organize and measure the best of our energies and skills, because that challenge is one that we are willing to accept, one we are unwilling to postpone, and one which we intend to win.”

— John F. Kennedy

The Moon: Just a Phase?

In the late 60s, a quarter of the world’s population watched as American astronauts sent back images of the Earth from the moon’s orbit.

About a fifth of the world looked on as President Ken...



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