"In 1903 the Wright brothers flew for 59 seconds.
38 years later the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor.
28 years after that, we landed on the moon.
We went from gliding a few feet off the ground for less than a minute to launching rockets out of orbit, traveling for hundreds of thousands of miles, landing on the moon, and then returning, all within a single lifetime."
Source: travishenrichs on reddit.com