Guested on the daytime program "Zap".
Neil Alden Armstrong
5' 11" (1.80 m)
Did You Know?
That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind. [First words spoken on the moon. The speech as written by his wife read "That's one small step for a man, a giant leap for mankind. Unfortunately he forgot the a in the between for and man, thus changing the meaning.]
NASA realized after the Apollo 11 mission had returned to Earth that they had no good pictures of the First Man on the Moon to show to the world. Astronaut Buzz Aldrin
said later: "As the sequence of lunar operations evolved, Neil had the camera most of the time, and the majority of pictures taken on the Moon that include an astronaut are of me. It wasn't until we were back on Earth and in the ...