Reflections on Apollo 11

Astraea Earth AI
Jul 19, 2019 · 5 min read

Half a century ago, Neil Armstrong took humanity’s first steps on the surface of the moon. It was the culmination of a golden age of space flight, as well as the dawn of a new technological era. The anniversary of this pivotal moment is a time to pause and reflect on the impact spaceflight has had on our society and economy. Moreover, it is an opportunity to consider where those footprints in the lunar dust may lead us.