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.
Mystery creates wonder and wonder is the basis of man's desire to understand.
That's one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.
I guess we all like to be recognized not for one piece of fireworks, but for the ledger of our daily work.
I believe every human has a finite number of heartbeats. I don't intend to waste any of mine.
Geologists have a saying - rocks remember.
Pilots take no special joy in walking. Pilots like flying.
The Eagle has landed.
Science has not yet mastered prophecy. We predict too much for the next year and yet far too little for the next 10.
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.
Houston, Tranquillity Base here. The Eagle has landed.
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.
Well, I think we tried very hard not to be overconfident, because when you get overconfident, that's when something snaps up and bites you.
NASA has been one of the most successful public investments in motivating students to do well and achieve all they can achieve. It's sad that we are turning the programme in a direction where it will reduce the amount of motivation and stimulation it provides to young people.
Gliders, sail planes, they're wonderful flying machines. It's the closest you can come to being a bird.
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.
All in all, for someone who was immersed in, fascinated by, and dedicated to flight, I was disappointed by the wrinkle in history that had brought me along one generation late. I had missed all the great times and adventures in flight.
As a boy, because I was born and raised in Ohio, about 60 miles north of Dayton, the legends of the Wrights have been in my memories as long as I can remember.
If that's there, I believe that technology will probably step up to their part of it.
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.
I am, and ever will be, a white socks, pocket protector, nerdy engineer.
People love conspiracy theories.
I can honestly say - and it's a big surprise to me - that I have never had a dream about being on the moon.