The 1960's were an incredible period in American history. President John F. Kennedy made a speech in 1962, setting a goal of landing a man on the moon by decade's end.

'We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard"  - John F. Kennedy

He didn't live to see his vision realized. Apollo 11 landed on the moon July 20th, 1969.

The astronauts onboard Apollo 8 were orbiting the moon on Christmas eve 1968, and made a historic reading from the Bible book of Genesis...

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