10 Years Is Too Short.
Other Great Accomplishments Achieved In Less Than A Decade
The quest for America’s first transcontinental railroad took many decades. But after the Pacific Railway Act of 1862 it took only 7 years to join the US continent at Promontory Point.
The Wright Brothers began their research in 1899. In less than 5 years, the first airplane successfully flew at Kitty Hawk in December, 1903.
In 1948, Jonas Salk joins as head of Virus Research Lab. The polio vaccine was announced to world in 1955.
President Kennedy annouces goal on May 25, 1961. On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong sets foot on moon.