Former Astronauts Remember Neil Armstrong as a ‘Great American’

Former astronauts discuss what it what like working with Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon. Jim Lovell, Commander of Apollo 13 and Gene Cernan, the last man on the moon, remember what it was like first meeting Neil. Their first person accounts involve recalling what Neil was like before he became famous and also what he was like when they all toured together in Iraq. Neil was also an aerospace engineer, naval aviator, test pilot, and university professor. He set his left boot on the surface of the moon at 2:56 UTC July 21, 1969, then spoke the famous words: “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” He died on August 25, 2015.

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