Monday, July 20, 2009
Twenty Years Ago Today....
I still get goose bumps just watching this video. I'm ten years old again, sitting on the living floor while there's a whole bunch of people gathered around watching the tv. Words like making history are thrown around easily, but that day those three men made history like few have ever did.
Today there should be a base on the moon. More than 24 men should have touched foot to that barren world. We did something that was close to impossible and than we didn't know what to do next. We basically stopped.
To those who question why I ask if you would have voiced the same questions to Christopher Columbus in 1492. Horace Greely said "Go West Young Man" and thousands did. Thomas Jefferson sent Lewis and Clark exploring, spreading our country towards another ocean.
To survive mankind needs to explore, to reach out for the unreachable, to venture forth....
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