I'd like to share with you Astronaut Gene Cernan's final words as he stepped back into the Lunar module:
Learn more about the Apollo 17 mission and its legacy here."Bob, this is Gene, and I'm on the surface; and, as I take man's last step from the surface, back home for some time to come – but we believe not too long into the future – I'd like to just (say) what I believe history will record: that America's challenge of today has forged man's destiny of tomorrow. And, as we leave the Moon at Taurus–Littrow, we leave as we came and, God willing, as we shall return, with peace and hope for all mankind. Godspeed the crew of Apollo 17."
This was the age of dreamers and do-ers. We need to get back to that time. We really do.