Mystery creates wonder and wonder is the basis of man's desire to understand.
This is one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.
Here men from the planet Earth first set foot upon the Moon. July 1969 AD. We came in peace for all mankind.
Research is creating new knowledge.
It suddenly struck me that that tiny pea, pretty and blue, was the Earth. I put up my thumb and shut one eye, and my thumb blotted out the planet Earth. I didn't feel like a giant. I felt very, very small.
Pilots take no special joy in walking. Pilots like flying.
I guess we all like to be recognized not for one piece of fireworks, but for the ledger of our daily work.
I think we're going to the moon because it's in the nature of the human being to face challenges. It's by the nature of his deep inner soul... we're required to do these things just as salmon swim upstream.
In much of society, research means to investigate something you do not know or understand.
It's a brilliant surface in that sunlight. The horizon seems quite close to you because the curvature is so much more pronounced than here on earth. It's an interesting place to be. I recommend it.
Geologists have a saying - rocks remember.
The important achievement of Apollo was demonstrating that humanity is not forever chained to this planet and our visions go rather further than that and our opportunities are unlimited.
Houston, Tranquillity Base here. The Eagle has landed.
Gliders, sail planes, they're wonderful flying machines. It's the closest you can come to being a bird.
I believe that every human has a finite number of heartbeats. I don't intend to waste any of mine running around doing exercises.
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