Astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin would go on to be the first men to walk on the barren surface of earth’s only satellite. A moment sensed more than understood. A moment of inspiration that brought the world together as one.
TV viewers around the world sat captivated by this triumph of technology, connected by one amazing achievement.
Most were unaware that the images they were watching were being transmitted via a giant satellite dish at Goonhilly Earth Station in Cornwall.