Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 25th Aug 2012 19:40 UTC
In the News "Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, died Saturday, weeks after heart surgery and days after his 82nd birthday on Aug. 5. Armstrong commanded the Apollo 11 spacecraft that landed on the moon on July 20, 1969, and he radioed back to Earth the historic news of 'one giant leap for mankind'. He spent nearly three hours walking on the moon with fellow astronaut Edwin 'Buzz' Aldrin." Our thoughts are with his family and friends. Such a great man. The world lost a true legendary hero today. This man will be an inspiration for generations to come.
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RE: What's all the fuss about
by Soulbender on Tue 28th Aug 2012 11:25 UTC in reply to "What's all the fuss about"
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This man was nothing special.

Except that he was part of a team that flew into space and to the moon in the 60's in a tube filled with highly explosive rocket fuel and with less computing power than your phone.
No offence to the scientists and engineers but their life wasn't on the line.

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