... one giant leap for mankind. As I'm sure everyone knows, 40 years ago today man landed on the moon.
Here's a great site for the 40th anniversary of Apollo 11:
We Choose the Moon
It's DEFINITELY recommended!
The First Men in the Moon (1901) is one of the most dazzling of H.G. Wells's "scientific romances," and the last of the series which began with The Time Machine. Leaving their humdrum lives in Kent, Mr. Bedford and Mr. Cavor invade the moon and are captured by the ant-like Selenites. They are forced to confront their own littleness when viewed in a cosmic perspective, and the result is a highly entertaining satire on imperialism in particular and human frailty in general.
Here's the trailer for the movie: