moon landing

  • Sputnik 1

    The Soviet launched Sputnik 1
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    moon landing

  • Luna 2

    The first human-made object to reach the surface of the Moon was the Soviet Union's Luna 2 mission.
  • John F. Kennedy made a speech to congress

    President John F. Kennedy gave inspiration and hope to the American people in his speech to Congress "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 the earth."
  • Landing

    The Americans were the first country to put a man on the moon