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Historical Quotations About Space Exploration
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The information in this video was accurate as of the original publication date.

Audience: Educators and Students
Grades: 5-12

This NASA video segment contains excerpts from speeches about the significance and promise of space exploration. One of the featured excerpts comes from President John F. Kennedy, who set the national goal of sending an astronaut to the moon and back. The clip also includes audio clips from speeches given by President Lyndon B. Johnson and President Richard M. Nixon. Footage of a rocket on a launch pad supports the presentation.

Historical Quotations About Space Exploration
Duration: 43 seconds
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This video clip is part of the Flight of Apollo 11 (The Eagle Has Landed) DVD that may be ordered from the Central Operation of Resources for Educators, or CORE  →.

Other video learning clips in this series:
July 16, 1969: Apollo 11 Lifts Off
Lunar Module in Space
Astronauts Work Aboard the Lunar Module
Destination: The Moon
Astronauts Armstrong and Aldrin Arrive on the Moon
Leaving the Moon, Eagle Heads for Columbia
The Mission Ends Safely: Astronauts Head for Debriefing
Mission Complete: Review and Evaluation