Ever forward

1000Leif Erickson: First European to reach North America.

1519/1522 ”“ Magellan: First to lead around-the-world expedition.

1919Captain John Alcock and Lt. Whitten-Brown of the Royal Air Force of Britain: First non-stop flight across the Atlantic Ocean.

1928/1947Richard Byrd: Antarctic explorer.

1961Yuri Gagarin: First man in space.

1962John Glenn: first man to orbit the earth.

1969Neil Armstrong: First man to walk on the moon.

And so it goes”¦

who wants to go to Mars?

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