In 1961 President John F Kennedy had insisted America was capable of “before this decade is out, landing a man on the moon and returning him safely to Earth”.
The story of the moon landings, part one: 50 years ago man set foot on the lunar surface for first time
This summer, the world celebrates a special anniversary for something out of this world.
Plan on the moon: NASA tour guide turned flight controller on a split-second decision that secured historic landing
It may have been one small step for a man and a giant leap for mankind, but for Steve Bales it was the cue for a very long nap.