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Long Islanders Recall Leading Role in Moon Landing

“Our job was to put guys on the moon, and that’s what we did,” says Mike Lisa, a retired Grumman engineer who helped build the Apollo lunar module.

How Long Island Helped Put Men On The Moon

When President John F. Kennedy gave his famous “We choose to go to the moon” speech in 1962, it was Grumman Corporation workers on Long Island who made it happen seven years later.