His name must be capitalized on first mention, along with appropriate bows and genuflections in the direction of Wapakoneta.
Everyone remembers Neil Armstrong saying “The Eagle has landed,” but few remember Armstrong showing his true colors with his comments a few moments later, after excitable congratulations from Houston:
TRANQUILITY: That may have seemed like a very long final [landing] phase. The auto targeting was taking us right into a football-field-sized crater, with a large number of big boulders and rocks for about one or two crater-diameters around it, and it required flying manually over the rock field to find a reasonably good area.
Just a few casual notes on the landing, fellahs. Nothing to get worked up about. A little manual flying over boulders on the moon. Not unlike shooting womp rats in Beggar’s Canyon back home.
Then he flew back to Earth, taught aerospace engineering for awhile, and retired to his farm. What a stud.
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