Houston, Tranquillity Base here. The Eagle has landed.
Mystery creates wonder and wonder is the basis of man’s desire to understand.
That’s one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind
I am, and ever will be, a white socks, pocket protector, nerdy engineer.
I’m substantially concerned about the policy directions of the space agency. We have a situation in the U.S. where the White House and Congress are at odds over what the future direction should be. They’re sort of playing a game and NASA is the shuttlecock that they’re hitting back and forth.
The one thing I regret was that my work required an enormous amount of my time, and a lot of travel.
I was elated, ecstatic and extremely surprised that we were successful.
That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.
NASA has been one of the most successful public investments in motivating students to do well and achieve all they can achieve. It’s sad that we are turning the programme in a direction where it will reduce the amount of motivation and stimulation it provides to young people.
Pilots take no special joy in walking. Pilots like flying.
Knowledge is fundamental to all human achievements and progress. It is both the key and the quest that advances mankind. The search for knowledge is what brought men to the moon; but it took knowledge already acquired to make it possible to get there.How we use the knowledge we gain determines our progress on earth,...
If that’s there, I believe that technology will probably step up to their part of it.
I put up my thumb and it blotted out the planet Earth.
This is one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.