Apollo 11: the men and the moon

“It’s one small step for man. One giant leap for mankind.” These words still give people goosebumps when they hear them, such is the impact that Neil Armstrong stepping out onto the surface of the moon had on the hearts and minds of millions. The first moon landing, after so many firsts, was something different […]

The Space Race

The space race started in the late 1950s. The Soviet Union and the USA were locked into the Cold War and getting man into space and onto the moon first was what the space race was all about. Of course it was a little more complicated than simply wanting to be first. The two powers wanted […]

Space: The Final Frontier

We know it well from the great works of science fiction that are present in literature, on the small screen and the silver screen as well as the real world explorations of men and women like Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, Tim Peake, Yuri Gagarin, Alfred Worden, Valentina Tereshkova, Alexei Leonov, Bruce McCandless and Jim Lovell, so we, at […]