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Unlimited Abilities: Apollo 11

For over a decade my life intersected with NASA Johnson Space Center, where I provided historical records access and research to not only scholar and historians, but also the engineers studying the past to create the new commercial spacecraft vehicles. So it will be an understatement when I say that there is no escaping the immense significance of today in our country's history. July 20, 1969. Men from our planet Earth walked on the moon . For how many millions of years has man looked to the stars... to the heavens ... and wondered how God sees us. We choose to go to the moon in this decade....not because they are easy, but because they are hard. When President Kennedy said these words in September 1962, NASA had sent only four men into space. Al Shepard and Gus Grissom had each taken a 15 minute up/down flight. John Glenn had orbited the earth three times taking just under five hours with Scott Carpenter duplicating the flight a few months later. Imagine if one of