Speech On The Moon Landing

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In history, one of the greatest achievement known to mankind is the Apollo 11 moon landing. On July 20, 1969, the spaceflight known as the lunar module Eagle, landed the first three humans on the moon (NASA). The first human to step, and leave a footprint on the moon was mission commander, Neil Armstrong. Climbing down the ladder, the words that he said are still reminisced to this day, “That’s one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind” (NASA). The other two who were also part of this accomplishment was the pilot, Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin, and Michael Collins.
Before this historic triumph, almost a decade before it occurred, the 35th president of the Unites States, John F. Kennedy, on May 25, 1961, he proposed to the world the ambitious goal to put a man on the moon “before the decade if out” (Logsdon 37). John F. Kennedy truly believed that it was only a matter of time for them to make it possible since their technology was already too advanced. There has been so much more that humans have been capable of and landing on the moon sure was going to be one of them. As technology advances, humans are capable of so much more, such as discovering nuclear power, the invention of the television, satellites, and computers. These have proven that the intellectual knowledge in humans keeps expanding every single day, making it possible to make more discoveries and accomplishments. John F. Kennedy was not able to witness such success because two years later, after his speech, he
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