NASA Remembers Neil Armstrong in a Moving Short Film
A loving tribute to the first man on the moon.
By Maria Popova
Neil Armstrong — pioneering astronaut, fierce test pilot, lover of libraries — passed away in July of 2012 at the age of 82. In this moving tribute, NASA staffers, engineers, and astronauts remember and celebrate the first human on the moon.
He just wanted to know that other kids could be inspired — not just only by his accomplishments, but by the accomplishments of a country. The impossible is possible — all you gotta do is go on and do it. . . . He just wanted to inspire young people to dream.” ~ Gene Cernan, Apollo Astronaut
Published September 18, 2012