The Death of Neil Armstrong

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    It's been reported that the first man to walk on the moon, Neil Armstrong, has passed away at the age of 82.

    Breaking news
     

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    I remember that day he walked on the moon and how in awe I was of him. A true pioneer in the space industry; RIP Mr. Armstrong.
     
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    Sad news, but what an amazing legacy
     
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    Rest in Peace sir.
     
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    Nerdy was never sexier.

    RIP Mr. Armstrong. Your true impact on the world still hasn't been felt.
     
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    Sad news indeed. He leaves an incredible legacy of exploration and achievement done with modesty. R.I.P.
     
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    I am proud to say that I met him. I was in awe.
     
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    Have a look at the moon tonight.
    Mankind has walked there.
     
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    I always look at the moon and wonder. Great man. That's all.
     
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    Guess he took the stripping of his tour de france medals pretty hard........ :)
     
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    cool, calm, and consummately competent, there was no swagger in Armstrong; no posturing bravado, no self aggrandizing vanity.

    In test piloting an Earth powered prototype of the lunar lander he managed to compensate for a bad control and bring it down, and did the same in a spinning out of control Gemini 8. That is largely why he got tapped for the moon landing... how cogently he corrected in even the most fearful crisis.

    He lived a life not unlike a founding father.
    Serving admirably. Accomplishing nobly to lasting merit. And retiring gracefully to the quiet ordinary life of an extraordinary citizen.


    His humility, professionalism, and intelligence only matched by his courage.


    The best I can say of him is the best I can say of any man.

    I wish I were made more like him.
     
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    The word 'legendary' is thrown around so easily these days but Neil Armstrong truly was.
     
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    A man that lived his dream and will be remembered forever.
     
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    RIP good sir, you will be missed :frown1:
     
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    .....the debate can rage on about who was the first person to walk on this planet. But we can be pretty certain about who was the first person to walk on another.
     
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    One small death for man, one giant... no, that doesn't work. :/

    What an awe-inspiring achievement. RIP.
     
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    I'm still not convinced. The Space Shuttle never flew without something going wrong. Hard for me to believe this Moon and Mars travel......just me, though.
    Rest in peace, Sir!...........:usa:
     
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    Go talk to Buzz Aldrin about your doubts:
    LiveLeak.com - Buzz Aldrin Punches retarded truther


     
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    Of course Armstrong was the first man to walk on the moon - but Aldrin wasn't far behind. Together they were the first men to take communion on the moon, and the first ever food and drink consumed on the moon was communion bread and wine brought by Aldrin (in tiny quantities) in remembrance of Christ.