1969 – 2069: From Apollo to AI
It’s been 50 years since the moon landing and a lot has happened, so what’s in store for the next 50 years? Experts from the industry discuss the development of the economy since 1969 both worldwide and closer to home, how the moon landing led to an expansion of new technologies and speculate on...
Jim Cullen: 50+ Years on Wall Street
As the U.S. got ready to send man to the moon, there was another kind of excitement in the air: euphoria on Wall Street. We hear what it was like to be an investor at the time from someone who lived it.
Craig Lazzara, S&P DJI, the Growth of...
If you put $1,000 in stocks when Apollo launched, what's it worth today? We find out that, as well as the shift from undiversified amateurs to professional investors.
50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing
50 years ago, NASA’s Apollo 11 mission changed our world and ideas of what is possible by successfully landing humans on the surface of the moon—and bringing them home safely—for the first time in history. Today’s video Doodle celebrates this moment of human achievement by taking us through the...
Richard Buxton, Merian Global Investors |...
The 1960s had been kind to equity investors with a basket of growth stocks, the so-called Nifty-Fifty, seemingly unstoppable. But then inflation kicked in over the following decade and market leadership changed. Richard Buxton looks at the lessons to be learned half a century on, when a small...
Paul Mumford, Cavendish AM | Small step for...
Man landing on the moon rocket launched communication and technology in the stock market, but how did investing change and was it for the better? Paul Mumford, Cavendish Asset Management, discusses the roll of market makers before and after 1969 as well as how the two main booms at the time reacted.
Jim Leaviss, M&G | Was the Apollo 11...
As part of our special feature to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing: Jim Leaviss, M&G Investments, looks at the state of the economy when Armstrong stepped on the moon and whether the mission was worth it economically. What event, if any, could have a similar impact today?
Simon French, Panmure Gordon | How economies...
As part of our special feature to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing: Simon French, Panmure Gordon & Co, talks about how the world’s economy has changed since 1969, the role of the Public Sector, and what challenges the future may hold.
Neil Armstrong interview, BBC 1970
Neil Armstrong talks to Patrick Moore on The Sky At Night, BBC 1970. *Source: Weverton Turco YouTube
JFK Moon Speech
JFK's Moon Speech, as presented by the Festival of Curiosity (festivalofcuriosity.ie) during Rick O'Shea's panel on JFK's space legacy on 17 July. *Source: JFKHomecoming YouTube
Restored Apollo 11 Moonwalk - Original NASA...
Original Mission Video as aired in July 1969 depicting the Apollo 11 astronauts conducting several tasks during extravehicular activity (EVA) operations on the surface of the moon. The EVA lasted approximately 2.5 hours with all scientific activities being completed satisfactorily. The Apollo 11...
CBS Coverage of Apollo 11 Lunar Landing
CBS Television coverage of the July 20, 1969 Apollo 11 moon landing, anchored by legendary newscaster Walter Cronkite. *Source: NASA YouTube
NASA releases newly restored images of...
NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) on Thursday released restored images of the first moon walk 40 years ago. Four sequences of events on the moon, including Buzz Aldrin's first step off the lunar lander, were released in Washington, DC, on the day, 40 years ago, that Apollo 11...
NASA released Thursday newly restored video...
NASA released Thursday newly restored video from the July 20, 1969, live television broadcast of the Apollo 11 moonwalk. The release commemorates the 40th anniversary of the first mission to land astronauts on the moon. (July 16). *Source: AP Archive YouTube
David Bowie – Space Oddity (Official Video)
Apollo 50th: First Crew Launches on Apollo 7
On October 11th, 1968, just 15 months from President Kennedy’s deadline for a moon landing, NASA launched its first Apollo crew into space. Apollo 7’s Wally Schirra, Donn Eisele, and Walter Cunningham spent 11 days in low Earth orbit, thoroughly testing the Apollo Command and Service Module’s...
Apollo 8: A Story of Christmas Around the...
50 years ago, three NASA astronauts embarked on a journey that would take them “Round the moon and back”. The Apollo 8 mission proved the performance of the command and service module. This historic mission launched on December 21, 1968 to demonstrate a lunar trajectory and was the first manned...
Apollo 8: Around The Moon and Back
50 years ago, three NASA astronauts embarked on a journey that would take them “Round the moon and back”. The Apollo 8 mission proved the performance of the command and service module. This historic mission launched on December 21, 1968 to demonstrate a lunar trajectory and was the first crewed...