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Space Travelling through the Ages

From ancient times people wanted to travel


to space, do research for it and generally
they were feeling the need to learn more
about unknown places. The earliest space
explorers were simply inquisitive people who
looked up into the night sky thousands of
years ago and wondered, what is it and
how does it work?. Later ancient Greek
philosophers began to move away from
supernatural explanation of the world to a
more rational view of how the world and
heavens worked. Furthermore ancient Greeks
developed astronomy and some superb
geometers and astronomers like Pythagoras,
Aristarchus, Hipparchus, Eratosthenes,
Archimedes, did considerable strides in this
science. Of course on the Renaissance period
many foreign poets, writers, painters inspired
by the universe. At that time, there were
great scientists and philosophers as well, like
Copernicus, Kepler, Tychonas, Galileo, Bacon,

Descartes, Newton.

The First Man on Moon


U.S. astronaut Neil Armstrong, who took a
giant leap for mankind when he became the
first person to walk on the moon, has died at
the age of 82. As commander of the Apollo
11 mission, Armstrong became the first
human to set foot on the moon on July 20,
1969. As he stepped on the dusty surface,
Armstrong said: Thats a small step for (a)

man, one giant leap for mankind. Those


words endure as one of the best known
quotes in the English language. However
many people deny this moon landing and
having proofs, including photos, telemetry
tapes, transmissions, rock samples and even
some key witnesses. Also even as late as
2001, the major television network Fox
broadcast a documentary named Conspiracy
Theory: Did We Land on the Moon? claiming
NASA faked the first landing in 1969 to win
the Space Race.