That’s one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.
– Neil Armstrong, the first man on the moon
Given the successful launch of SpaceX Falcon 9 this weekend, I think it’s appropriate to reminisce on the initial times we went beyond the border of Earth.
SpaceX Falcon 9 launching into Space 03/03/19
Following the Second World War, tensions were high between the United States Of America and the Soviet Union. Their conflict led to The Cold War, pinning the Russians and Americans against each other. Their war was not limited to the front-line, but went on to be a battle of information systems-including their race to Space (spoiler alert – America won).Their race to Space symbolised the power that was desperately sought by both countries.
In 1957, the Soviet Union’s missile launched the world’s first artificial satellite, “Sputnik” (fun fact: Sputnik is Russian for “traveler”) (HISTORY, 2019)…
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