July 20th marked celebration of Moon Day - remembering the day 47 years ago when upon landing on the moon, Apollo 11 Commander Neil Armstrong reported "The Eagle Has Landed." A few hours later, Armstrong stepped off of the Eagle's ladder, placed one foot upon the moon's surface and proclaimed:
"That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind."
Today we honor the memory of Astronaut Neil Armstrong...
(August 5, 1930 – August 25, 2012)
Neil Armstrong was a quiet, self-described "nerdy" engineer who became a global hero when as a steely-nerved U.S. pilot he made "one giant leap for mankind" with the first step on the moon.
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Let's pause in a moment of silence in remembrance of a true American space legend. . .