Neil Armstrong Quote
“Here men from the planet Earth first set foot upon the Moon. July 1969 AD. We came in peace for all mankind.”
Inscription engraved on the plaque left behind on the moon's surface.
“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.