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Neil Armstrong
August 5, 1930 -
Nationality: American
Category: Astronaut
Subcategory: American Astronaut

Pilots take no special joy in walking. Pilots like flying.


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.


I was elated, ecstatic and extremely surprised that we were successful.


It suddenly struck me that that tiny pea, pretty and blue, was the Earth. I put up my thumb and shut one eye, and my thumb blotted out the planet Earth. I didn't feel like a giant. I felt very, very small.


I fully expected that, by the end of the century, we would have achieved substantially more than we actually did.


I put up my thumb and it blotted out the planet Earth.


Houston, Tranquillity Base here. The Eagle has landed.


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