Tranquil Eagle of Columbia – 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Spaceflight

“I really believe that if the political leaders of the world could see their planet from a distance of, let’s say 100,000 miles, their outlook would be fundamentally changed. The all-important border would be invisible, that noisy argument suddenly silenced.” -Michael Collins

“The biggest benefit of Apollo was the inspiration it gave to a growing generation to get into science and aerospace.” – Buzz Aldrin

“I think we’re going to the moon because it’s in the nature of the human being to face challenges.” – Neil Armstrong

Credit: Roberto Mastri, Loosejocks, Rob260259