At 12.56pm, July 21, 1969, Australians were watching a great space event on TV, the moon landing.
At 12.56pm, July 21, 2019, Australians could only watch one space on TV, a repeat of My Favorite Martian.
How far have we come in 50 years? It's time to put real money into science so we can get off this planet before it dies.
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