Quotes by Neil Armstrong

Neil Alden Armstrong was an American astronaut and aeronautical engineer who was the first person to walk on the Moon. He was also a naval aviator, test pilot, and university professor. A graduate of Purdue University, Armstrong studied aeronautical engineering with his college tuition paid for by the U.S.

Quotes by Neil Armstrong

Houston, Tranquillity Base here. The Eagle has landed.

MoonNeil Armstrong
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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.

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Research is creating new knowledge.

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

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I believe every human has a finite number of heartbeats. I don't intend to waste any of mine.

LifeNeil Armstrong
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Geologists have a saying - rocks remember.

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I think we're going to the moon because it's in the nature of the human being to face challenges.

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That's one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.

Progress, Moon, 1969, Famous QuotesNeil Armstrong, erste bemannte Mondlandung (20. Juli 1969)
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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.

Universe & Space, WorldNeil Armstrong
 
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