Gordon (baron_waste) wrote in althistory,
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“Man Conquers Space”


“July 20, 1948 - the National Council on Astronautics, or NCA, has been brought into being.”





“For the eyes of the entire world now look into space - to the realms of low and high Earth orbit, to the Moon, to Mars and the other planets - and to the stars beyond.

“And we have determined that we shall not see any of it governed by the hostile flag of a repressive regime, but by a flag of freedom, peace, and of boundless enterprise born of exploration for the sake of all mankind…”

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