Neil Armstrong Quotes.
Science has not yet mastered prophecy. We predict too much for the next year and yet far too little for the next 10.
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.
Yeah, I wasn’t chosen to be first. I was just chosen to command that flight. Circumstance put me in that particular role. That wasn’t planned by anyone.
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.
This is one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.
There are places to go beyond belief.
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.
If you don’t know who you are, a university is an expensive place to find out.
I think we’re going to the moon because it’s in the nature of the human being to face challenges. It’s by the nature of his deep inner soul… we’re required to do these things just as salmon swim upstream.
I thought the attractions of being an astronaut were actually, not so much the Moon, but flying in a completely new medium.
All in all, for someone who was immersed in, fascinated by, and dedicated to flight, I was disappointed by the wrinkle in history that had brought me along one generation late. I had missed all the great times and adventures in flight.
We had hundreds of thousands of people all dedicated to doing the perfect job, and I think they did about as well as anyone could ever have expected.
You’ve got to expect things are going to go wrong. And we always need to prepare ourselves for handling the unexpected.
I am, and ever will be, a white socks, pocket protector, nerdy engineer.