The scientific method has been developed for centuries, and can be hard to trace the precise origins. But the start of the Space Age has a very specific date. The very first time humans sent a man-made satellite into orbit was the mark, and that happened 60 years and one day ago on October 4, 1957. We’re talking Sputnik, son!
11 years later dudes were standing on the moon, and soon we’ll be heading over to Mars to say what up.