John F. Kennedy promised to send humans to the moon and return them safely to Earth before the end of the decade of the 1960’s.
That promise was fulfilled a few months after JFK’s arch-nemesis, Richard Nixon, had been sworn in to desecrate the sacred office to which JFK had been elected in defeating him.
Nixon allowed the completion of the scheduled moon landings, but after that essentially kneecapped the program and made it a shadow of its former self, never to recover.
Democrats took us to the moon and small-minded Republicans pulled us back. We need to return to the days of great vision and great promise, that is planned on earth, exercised in the “New Frontier,” and benefits enjoyed back on earth.