Abstract Musings

Documenting the random thoughts of a cluttered mind

“That’s One Small Step for Man; One Giant Leap for Mankind”

Thirty-six years ago today, Neil Armstrong uttered those famous words, as he became the first man to walk on the surface of the moon. To celebrate the anniversary of the Apollo XI lunar landing, here’s a QuickTime video of that historic moment. (An MPEG version is available, too.)

Rand Simberg has some thoughts on the past, present and future of space travel. He also mentions some other anniversaries that share this date.