Origin of Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC)



Washington, DC, United States

Speaking to Congress and the Nation at the joint session of Congress on May 25, 1961, President Kennedy said : "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 Earth." National Aeronautic and Space Administration (NASA) achieved the goal of the first manned lunar landing on July 20, 1969.


  • Title: Origin of Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC)
  • Date Created: 1961-05-25
  • Rights: MSFC
  • Album: rlobrie1

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