On July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin E.
It’s hard to believe 45 years has gone by,
back in 1962 president John F. Kennedy gave his famous Moon Speech in which he applauded science
" We choose to go to the moon. 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, because that goal will serve to organize and measure the best of our energies and skills, because that challenge is one that we are willing to accept, one we are unwilling to postpone, and one which we intend to win, and the others, too.”
"The growth of our science and education will be enriched by new knowledge of our universe and environment, by new techniques of learning and mapping and observation, by new tools and computers for industry, medicine, the home as well as the school. Technical institutions, such as Rice, will reap the harvest of these gains."
Today our politicians are science deniers, it’s sad