Neil Armstrong: Apollo 11 astronaut reveals pride of lunar landing in rare public speechBreaking News
Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, spoke of his pride at his historic achievement more than four decades ago during a rare public appearance in Australia.
The former astronaut relived the moment he set foot on the lunar surface on July 21 1969 as he provided a personal commentary to attendees of an accounting seminar in Sydney.
Speaking for more than hour on Wednesday, he told the crowd about the importance of team work and how risk taking contrasted to today’s “risk management” culture.
The American, 81, also said he was in favour of establishing a permanent base on the moon for scientific research, similar to those in Antarctica.
He spoke proudly about his preparation for the moon landing which made him a household name, as he took the audience through the mission’s final moments using never before seen footage....
comments powered by Disqus
- Rubio Surges Into Second In New Hampshire
- Branstad Says Cruz Ran ‘Unethical’ Campaign
- Christie Highlights Santorum’s Endorsement of Rubio
- Portman Comes Out Against Trade Deal
- Megyn Kelly Gets a Book Deal
- A Big List of the Bad Things Clinton Has Done
- An Unambiguous Sign Sanders Won Last Night’s Debate
- Still Friends at the End
- Quote of the Day
- Trump Still Leads as Clinton Slips
- Clinton Can’t Shake Image as Wall Street’s Friend
- Maddow Doesn’t See Sanders Winning
- Why Does the Media Still Shield Chelsea Clinton?
- Bush Jokes His Mother May Have Abused Him
- Rubio Closes the Gap in New Hampshire
- Transcribed Document: Soviet Politburo Discussed CIA Billion Dollar Spy Adolf Tolkachev
- Pentagon withholds Iraq War photos showing detainee abuse
- These Rebels Have Amassed A Library From Syria’s Ruins
- Was 1916 fire at Canadian Parliament set by German saboteur?
- United Nations Calls On U.S. To Pay African Americans Reparations For Slavery
- Juan Cole says America’s inclination to turn to the military started with Manifest Destiny
- History Jobs Drop
- Paul Krugman gives credence to Robert J. Gordon's pessimism about American economic growth
- Harvard President Drew Faust Condemns Free Tuition Proposal from Outsider Overseers Ticket
- Andrew Roberts says Trump is the Mussolini of America with double the vulgarity