Neil Armstrong Quote
“Contact light. Okay, engine stop. ACA out of detent. Modes control both auto, descent engine command override, off. Engine arm off. 413 is in.”
As quoted in: IEEE Spectrum, July 1994. Actual ﬁrst words said upon landing on the moon, 20 July 1969.
“As a boy, because I was born and raised in Ohio, about 60 miles north of Dayton, the legends of the Wrights have been in my memories as long as I can remember.”
In 2003. As quoted in: The Clermont Sun, "Neil Armstrong left mark on the moon and Ohio", September 7th, 2012
“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/
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.