Earlier this year in July, we celebrated the 50th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 voyage. Now it’s winter, and the night sky draws in earlier each evening, we’re once again looking to the skies for our footage inspiration.
Humanity’s space travel efforts spotlight the enormous ambition and drive for exploration we all share. Like any experiment, there are successes and unfortunate failures. While visions of the future tend to date, the space race highlights how an element of competition can accelerate the rate of discovery; many of these achievements were considerably ahead of their time.