Join Donate

Share Your Story • Roberto Gorla • December 2, 2012

One July night

I was twelve years old. In Italy it was deep in the night when Neil descended the ladder. My parents were already sleeping and let me watch Tv alone. I saw eerie figures slowing dancing on a grey, spectral surface. I thought that the Earth can't be the only place where humankind would freely roam.

Comments & Sharing
astronaut on Phobos
Let's Change the World

Become a member of The Planetary Society and together we will create the future of space exploration.

Join Today

The Planetary Fund

Help advance robotic and human space exploration, defend our planet, and search for life.


You are here: