Chasing the Moon
With the American space program finally seeing successes, Kennedy could set an ambitious agenda for the nation. In a special address to Congress, President Kennedy set a bold trajectory.“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 the earth,” the president proclaimed.
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Chasing the Moon is about the space race, from its earliest beginnings to the monumental achievement of the first lunar landing in 1969, to celebrate the 50th anniversary year of the Apollo 11 moon landing. This series recasts the Space Age as a fascinating stew of scientific innovation, political calculation, media spectacle, visionary impulses and personal drama, utilizing a feast of previously overlooked and lost archival material.