That’s One Small Step for Man

If you are old enough to remember, where were you, and what were you doing, when Neil Armstrong set foot on the moon’s surface on July 20, 1969?

Neil died yesterday at age 82 following cardiovascular issues. His home in recent years had been Cincinnati.

A favourite quote of mine from Armstrong was this one. “I am, and ever will be, a white socks, pocket protector, nerdy engineer, and I take a substantial amount of pride in the accomplishments of my profession.”

Neil Armstrong dies: A look at his historic moonwalk
Neil Armstrong made history on July 20, 1969 when he became the first person to walk on the moon. Revisit that moment with the Washington Post’s article and front page featuring his remarkable feat. Moon Landing Story — A1 Washington Post 1969 (PDF) …

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