It’s been 43 years since the first human beings landed on the moon… And we’ve not been back since December 1972. It’s utterly baffling to me — this is the year 2012, and by now we should have flourishing lunar colonies, L5 space stations, and human explorers walking on the surface of Mars. Sadly, such dreams were not to be.
But enough with the lamenting. Here’s a video of the Apollo 11 moon landing, as covered by Walter Cronkite:
Well, maybe we’ll be back sometime before 2062.