It was“…one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.”
Those words were spoken by astronaut Neil Armstrong as he stepped onto the lunar surface. at 9:56 pm CDT on this day in 1969.
The first words spoken from the moon, “Houston, Tranquility Base here. The Eagle has landed, ” in which the world gave a collective sigh of relief.
Here are 4 things you use in daily life that were developed for or because of the moon landing.
1. Water purification
2. Breathing masks
3. Polymer fabric
4. Cordless devices