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Old 08-28-2012, 12:45 PM   #1
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Default Neil Armstrong

The first person to walk on the moon died the other day.

He had a hell of a life and cheated death more times than one can imagine as a fighter pilot, test pilot and astronaut.

His calm piloting skills are probably the only reason that the Apollo 11 LEM landed safely on the moon because the landing did not go according to plan at all. The original landing site was not as described. He had to fly around trying to find a suitable one. They were suppose to land with 3 minutes worth of fuel left, they landed with about 15 seconds of fuel left. The ground crew thought he and Aldrin were toast.


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neil_Armstrong

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