Project Apollo proved taking one small step can lead to major leaps in science and technology, today called “moonshots.”
Image credit: NASA



Yes, it’s a cliché, but with meaning: “If we can go to the moon, why can’t we…?”

You fill in the blank with your favorite want-to-have.

While landing humans on the moon was indeed historic and the boot-kicked lunar dust has settled, perhaps that achievement was even more impactful as a long-standing societal spinoff?

A mix of ingredients is required to stimulate Google X moonshot factory ideas.
Image credit: Google X





Use of the term “Moonshot” is everywhere. Seemingly it’s a word anchored in an earlier turn of phrase, “shoot for the moon.”

Today’s use of a moonshot also connotes an ambitious, exploratory and ground-breaking project.

For more information, go to my new story – “The Apollo program continues to inspire ‘moonshots’ in the 21st century” – at:


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