Watching this tonight.
We don’t do things this audacious anymore. Just think about the boldness and the sheer effort required and expended to do this—especially with the technology of the time. It’s staggering.
The US space program up through Apollo is one of the greatest stories of determination, leadership, and overcoming adversity ever.
And the heroes who walked on the face of the moon will soon be gone and we will not have followed in their giant footsteps.
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I agree, man. Inspiration is running dry these days. Everything is about risk-management and return on investment. Nobody seems to want to take any great leaps of faith.