JFK Space Race Timeline
JFK's decision to join the Space Race
JFK making his Moon Speech at Rice.
JFK (Right) before the launch of the rocket on the left.
Apollo 11, the rocket that fulfilled JFK's dream to get a man on the moon
JFK helped the U.S. make big steps in the Space Race
Alan B. Shepard became the first American in space,
John Glenn orbited the Earth three times,
Mariner 2 flew past Venus and entered solar orbit, and that
L. Gordon Cooper spent 34 hours in space becoming the last American to fly alone in space. Unfortunately, JFK was assassinated on November 22, 1963 before he could contribute more to the space race.
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