When Kennedy made this statement in May 1961, the United States had very little to go on. We had no micro electronics, no portable computers, no deep-space communications network, no giant rockets, no lunar navigation system, and practically no manned space flight experience.America had yet to put a man in orbit around Earth, let alone go to the moon.


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