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John M. Logsdon

John M. Logsdon is Professor Emeritus of Political Science and International Affairs at George Washington University's Elliott School of International Affairs, USA, and until his retirement was the long-time director of GWU's Space Policy Institute, USA. Author of the seminal study The Decision to Go to the Moon (1970) and the main article for "space exploration" in the newest edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica, he is a sought-after commentator on space issues who has appeared on all major broadcast and cable networks, along with many international news shows. He was a member of the NASA Advisory Council from 2005-2009 and remains a member of its Exploration Committee. From 2008-2009 he held the Charles A. Lindbergh Chair in Aerospace History at the National Air and Space Museum. In 2003 he served as a member of the Columbia Accident Investigation Board.

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John F. Kennedy and the Race to the Moon

Palgrave Macmillan
On May 25, 1961, President John Kennedy declared: "I believe that this nation should commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing...
John M. Logsdon

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