To understand the new defining moment that we have arrived at today, let’s take a brief trip back in time to understand the journey that brought us here. Look back into the late 1970s. By then, the rapid charge into space from the Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo missions had evolved into a new dream. At that unique crossroads in history – and with the Space Race fading over the horizon – a new era of international cooperation between former enemies was dawning.
by Frank Bunger