Tomorrow’s Anniversary: Man Walks on the Moon

On July 20, 1969, humans walked on the moon for the first time after Apollo 11 landed there.  The three-person crew included Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins, and it was Armstrong who said, "That's one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind," when he took his first steps on the moon's surface.  It was the kind of transcendent event that had people glued to their televisions or radios and the kind of event which makes people remember where they were when they first heard about it.  Similar events, though far more tragic than the moon landing, might be the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, the loss of the Space Shuttle Challenger, or the events of September 11, 2001.  This was a happy occasion, though, and a triumph of American science and spirit.  Think about Neil Armstrong's quote for a moment.  Sometimes a small step can turn into something much larger.  We might draw a comparison between the moon landing and your education.  Sometimes taking a small step at the beginning can turn into a giant leap for yourself and others.  If you're thinking about enrolling in an accredited high school program or accredited middle school program but haven't done so, take the first step and enroll today. Like the astronauts who landed on the moon 50 years ago this weekend, you'll learn and experience things and topics you never thought possible, but you won't have to travel to outer space to do so.  You can earn a high school diploma at home with the American School, and we'll provide out of this world service and curriculum every step of the way!