Neil Armstrong Quotes (59 quotes)
From the Apollo 11 lunar module Eagle after guiding the craft to a landing on the moon (20 July 1969)
“The important achievement of Apollo was demonstrating that humanity is not forever chained to this planet and our visions go rather further than that and our opportunities are unlimited.”
At a NASA press conference at the Kennedy Space Center, on July 16, 1999
Words said when Armstrong first stepped onto the moon, 20 July 1969
“Well, I think we tried very hard not to be overconfident, because when you get overconfident, that's when something snaps up and bites you.”
Apollo 11 crew recalls giant leap 35 years later, July 21, 2004, CNN: http://edition.cnn.com/2004/TECH/space/07/21/apollo.crew/
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsNeil Armstrong
Born: August 5, 1930
Died: August 25, 2012 (aged 82)
Bio: Neil Alden Armstrong is an American former NASA astronaut, test pilot, aerospace engineer, university professor, United States Naval Aviator, and the first person to set foot upon the Moon.