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The 10 best technologies from Apollo 11

What the moon landing did for us

It's been 40 years since Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins launched into space in Apollo 11, with the historic moon landing occurring four days later exactly 40 years ago today. Here are our favourite technologies inspired by the space programme.

NASA gifts

Wireless headsets: When Neil Armstrong said those famous words as he stepped onto the moon's surface, he spoke into a wireless headset using technology created by Pacific Plantronics (now just Plantronics).

Since then, Plantronics has continued to develop wireless headset technologies, not just for the space programme and aviation, but also for regular office workers with desktop headsets and mobile phone Bluetooth headsets.

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