July 21, 1969

Today is the anniversary of mankind setting foot on the moon for the first time. I wish I could have been around to see those first flickering images being beamed back from space – it still somehow seems a very modern experiment.

 

“That’s one small step for [a] man, one giant leap for mankind.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photo: Buzz Aldrin

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photo: Neil Armstrong

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The moon seen from Apollo 11

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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