Monday, November 3, 2014

Fact of the Day: Old Astronaut

In the 17th century, a scientist named John Wilkins thought of about traveling to the Moon. Inspired by the Age of Discovery, Wilkins thought the Moon could also be reached. He thought of many ideas for the crew and ships on how to get to the Moon. However man never reached the moon until almost three hundred years after he passed away. 

12 comments:

Kati said...

What a great vision though!

-Kati

Emmylou said...

But to have thought of it then....a great visionary indeed as mentioned above:)

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

Well, at least he knew it was possible.

Christine said...

Interesting.

Debra She Who Seeks said...

First you have to have a dream in order to make it come true.

Pat Hatt said...

Well at least he knew it was possible

Pilar Domínguez said...

So he was the first man to think about this fact because Jules Verne lived in the nineteenth century. Kisses:)

Stephanie Faris said...

They should teach about him in school. He was the first to imagine it, so he should be in history books for that!

A Beer for the Shower said...

And I'm just sitting here, on most days unwilling to walk to the mailbox. Sad that history doesn't really mention his vision.

stephen Hayes said...

His were among the shoulders our astronauts stood on in the quest to reach into space.

Manzanita said...

He was a man of grand vision. He also has Clark Gable eyes.

DEZMOND said...

a man can always dream