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Forty-eight years ago today, Apollo 11 landed on the Moon, an unsurpassed milestone in the history of human exploration. To celebrate, luxury auction house Sotheby's is launching a mission of its own: To sell the crap out of some priceless artefacts from the American and Soviet space programs, including one that, uh, NASA didn't really want to see sold.

Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.

Forty-eight years ago today, Apollo 11 landed on the Moon, an unsurpassed milestone in the history of human exploration. To celebrate, luxury auction house Sotheby's is launching a mission of its own: To sell the crap out of some priceless artefacts from the American and Soviet space programs, including one that, uh, NASA didn't really want to see sold.