John F. Kenedy: The Landing On The Moon

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The landing On The Moon On July 20th, 1969, the United States made History for not only America but the World with the first men ever to step foot on the moon's surface. The United States had been on a racetrack with the Soviet Union to achieve new records of space travel. The objective that was set by John F. Kenedy almost a decade before had come true. John F. Kennedy's official words were as follow, “I believe 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.” The simple words were the force that drove the first men to step foot on the moon to be remembered forever ("Apollo 11."). The spaceship journey began on july 16, 1969 with the 3 astronauts
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