Watch the speech that inspired America to shoot for the Moon 50 years ago today

Relive the speech that started it all when President John F. Kennedy told the world “We choose to go to the Moon” in this awe-inspiring video


50 years ago, on this day, President John F. Kennedy gave an impassioned speech at Rice University, Texas, in which he tasked NASA with landing humans on the Moon by the end of the Sixties. They duly obliged, safely landing the late Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on the lunar surface on 21 July 1969.

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