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date: 14 November 2018

Neil Armstrong 1930–2012
American astronaut. See also Anonymous 

  1. Houston, Tranquillity Base here. The Eagle has landed.
    radio message as the lunar module touched down, 20 July 1969
    in Times 21 July 1969
  2. That's one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.
    landing on the moon
    in New York Times 21 July 1969; interference in the transmission obliterated ‘a’
  3. I am, and ever will be, a white-socks, pocket-protector nerdy engineer, born under the second law of thermodynamics, steeped in the steam tables, in love with free-body diagrams, transformed by Laplace and propelled by compressible flow.
    speech, National Press Club Luncheon, 22 February 2000