From the AP:
"I am, and ever will
be, a white socks, pocket protector, nerdy engineer," he said in February
2000 in one of his rare public appearances. "And I take a substantial
amount of pride in the accomplishments of my profession."
Like taking the biggest step in the history of the world?
Those of us that saw this event on TV will never forget it. I went out and looked into that dark Arizona sky (we didn't have a lot of light so our skies were dark and starry) and wondered if I would go to the moon if I could.
Thank you, Neil
Armstrong, for your inspiration and courage.