An icon of achievement.
On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first human to set foot on the moon.
And there was much rejoicing!
From the Smithsonian, this image:
Artist Jer Thorp has harnessed the internet’s oversharing tendencies for good, compiling 36 hours worth of “just landed in…” tweets into one beautiful 3D visualization.
When people first see an image like this they may think it is some new extreme sport, or perhaps a new form of Tetras designed for grade schoolers. The real story, however, is after the jump. (Pics)
I would hate to be a passenger on this flight. Do you think the pilot ever got to fly again? Second video after the jump.
A pilot has successfully landed an aircraft in the Antarctica using night-vision goggles, a feat hailed on Saturday as historic and could lead to year-round flights to the frozen continent.