Originally Posted by Apache
A true Pioneer.
I remember where I was when he stepped out onto the Moon Surface.
I hope we get the chance to go back permanently.
As do I. I was 18 months and counting away from being born.
I was born in Dec of 1970 so he landed 1.5 yrs before I made my entrance. He was a very brave man to go up in Apollo 11 and trust that things would work out ok. If something had gone wrong his obit would have been written in 1969 rather than 2012 since there would have been no way to get aid to them.