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The April 12, 1981 launch at Pad 39A of STS-1, Columbia.

Is the Best Truly Behind America?

I was two years old when man first landed on the Moon (obviously I don’t remember that moment), but I was old enough to catch and remember snatches of later missions on TV before the Apollo program was ended. Now, America has to hitch a ride to the international space station with the Russians. In those days, we were not afraid to dare to dream…or do. The hour is late. What do you want for America: greatness, or mediocrity?

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