LaRouche: True Value of Apollo, and a 50-Year Moon-Mars Mission
Leading into the July 20 celebration of mankind's first landing on the Moon, we're happy to present a series of video selections of Mr. LaRouche discussing the importance of the space program for the future of humanity. Our first selection comes from LaRouche's September 8, 2009 international webcast, "Down with The British Empire!"
In this excerpt LaRouche states,
"The last, lame effort of the United States to save its soul came when John F. Kennedy made the speech about doing something that was good to do because it was hard—the space program, the Moon landing... we actually had, in the space program, the most important accomplishments in the economy, in our existence, occurring within this sector of the economy, during that period... Now, the project before us is—and everybody who knows anything about science or economy knows this—we have to have a project of completing the Moon assignment, which was what the push was then, with Kennedy. It was not just going to the Moon. The purpose was to industrialize the Moon..."