How many engineers does it take?
An ocean of engineers are present in this July 16, 1969, photograph of the mission control center in Houston, Texas, which was preparing for the launch of the Apollo 11 space mission. Four days later, U.S. astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin became the first men to walk on the moon.
Photograph of Engineers Working in the Launch Control Center Preparing for the Launch of Apollo 11, 07/16/1969
This doesn’t even include the network of moral support from their families.
Kudos to everyone that let us be the first to touch that big, round rock floating around at night reflecting light from a source 93 million miles away. ^_^