July 20, 2014
That isn't a photo of the first footprint on the moon.
Sadly THE first footprint was obscured underneath a few of the next footprints as Neil Armstrong ensured that he could get back up to the lunar landing module.
That is, however, one of the first few footprints on the moon, a footprint made forty-five years ago today by Neil Armstrong and quickly followed up by Buzz Armstrong making a few of his own.
In my eyes, there hasn't been a greater accomplishment by modern mankind than our half dozen manned moon landings between 1969 and 1972.
And then we stopped.
We haven't been back.
Which is tragically sad.
Read up on Armstrong & Aldrin's short time on the moon here.