Apollo 13 Movie
...Houston we've had a problem!

APOLLO 13 COMMANDER JAMES LOVELL, 13 APRIL 1970


CREW PAGES

IMAGE INFORMATION

(Top Image)

President Kennedy commits the US to a manned lunar landing and return by the end of the decade.

At the time this was an incredible goal as NASA had a total of 15 mins of manned sub-orbital space flight experience.

NASA Headquarters
Ref   : 70-H-1075
Date  : 25 May 1961
Credit: NASA

(Bottom Image)

President Kennedy with clenched fist during his famous Moon speech at Rice Stadium in Houston.

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 !

The spirit of the late President's words would drive Project Apollo through adversity to absolute achievement

Time & Life
Ref   : JFK MOON
Date  : 12 Sep 1962
Credit: B. Gomel

APOLLO 13 - CREW - THE PRESIDENT

PRESIDENT JOHN F. KENNEDY

US President John F. Kennedy before US Joint Session of Congress May 1961

US President John F. Kennedy at Rice Stadium Sep 1962