publication date: Tuesday, July 16, 2019 (part of Summer 2019)

category: Government

clue: The American space program kicked into high gear thanks to this president's belief that "this nation should commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the Moon and returning him safely to the Earth."

difficulty: very easy

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Matthew Preston, Richard Slominsky, and Erik Bates

Apollo 11 Week: Few events have captured the imagination of the world like the first Moon landing on July 20, 1969. To celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the historic event, here are seven people whose work made it possible.

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