Archive for July 21, 2009

Yesterday marked the 40th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing.

On that day, Neil Armstrong became the first human being to ever set foot on the moon’s surface.

I recall watching the grainy footage of the event on our family’s black and white television. I also recall hearing those now infamous words spoken by Mr. Armstrong:

"That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind."

As an elementary school-aged boy who loved watching Star Trek, I have to tell you – I was pretty impressed by the whole thing. Actually, I still consider it pretty impressive.   (more…)