A NASA legend helps mark 50 years since President John F. Kennedy pledged to put a man on the moon.Apollo-era flight director Gene Kranz came to Rice University as a rare moon rock was unveiled for the occasion.It was September 12, 1962 when JFK spoke at Rice Stadium, laying out NASA's next mission: to land astronauts on the lunar surface and bring them safely back to earth."We were dreamers," Kranz told FOX 26 News. "And President Kennedy had the ability to articulate a dream. Bold, brash, young, enthusiastic. And he put that dream in words that we could understand."Many believe it was that speech that launched the space age and positioned Houston as a high-tech, can-do city.
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