NASA has invited the general public to honor American achievements in human spaceflight on Wednesday, May 25, at the John F. Kennedy Center in Washington.

The event Human Spaceflight: the Kennedy Legacy is being held on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of President Kennedy's speech to Congress, when he had challenged the nation to send a man to the moon.The event is a one-hour musical concert.

The concert will feature the Space Philharmonic under the baton of Emil de Cou. Along with local high school musical groups, NASA Administrator Charles Bolden, astronauts and special surprise guests and the Soldier's Chorus of the U.S. Army Field Band will participate in the event.