It’s amazing what we can achieve when we direct our resources and imagination towards goals other than the most efficient methods of killing each other and/or extracting every last penny from the economy regardless of the social cost.
Forty-five years ago, today, human beings first set foot on another world.
Yes, of course, there were political drivers behind the space race, but ask the wide-eyed kids (and adults!) who watched that grainy black and white footage of Neil Armstrong’s historic first steps what they were thinking and I’ll bet ‘We showed them Russkies who’s boss’ was the furthest thing from their minds.
Great days, great events.
The Eagle has landed.