Glenn Lecture With Crew of Apollo 11 (200907190014HQ)

On the eve of the fortieth anniversary of the first human landing on the Moon, Apollo 11 Astronaut Neil Armstrong speaks during a lecture in honor of Apollo 11 at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, Sunday, July 19, 2009. Guest speakers included Former NASA Astronaut and U.S. Senator John Glenn, NASA Mission Control creator and former NASA Johnson Space Center director Chris Kraft and the crew of Apollo 11. Photo Credit: (NASA/Bill Ingalls)

  • Slumdog Thousandaire 3y

    Pure, unadulterated class.

    His humility allowed him to fly near the sun and not have his wings melt away.
  • Mike K 3y

    One of the last, great heroes, with genuine humility and bravery. God speed on your journey! Thank you for raising our eyes and hearts to the skies.
    I'll never forget that day in '69 or you.
    You hand flew that craft to the surface of the moon! Only people who have piloted airships can truly appreciate that skill and grace. Amazing. Amazing.
  • David Ross 3y

    A true gentleman !
  • Poorhibby 3y

    He, and all of the other astronauts, fired my imagination when I was young. But it was his humble and unassuming life after the moon landing that made this man a great man in my view. He did his job and went on to teach others. Humanity at its best.

    Second star to the right, and on until morning..
  • Henny in Denmark.To photo is to tell stories 3y

    A fantastic courage of you and the other men.
    It will never be forgotten.
    Greetings from Denmark, Henny
  • John Warwood 3y

    Thank you for some wonderful memories Mr Moon Man, remember watching you when I was in infants school on a small B&W TV
  • S. Ruehlow 3y

    The hero of my childhood.
  • David Hannah 3y

    God Bless.

  • Azchael 3y

    Rest in Peace, Neil!
  • -Twikie- 3y

    RIP Neil ~
  • Jeff-Photo 3y

    I have see this man on the moon in live the 21 juillet 1969 I was 14 years old it's a great record the best of my life.
    God bless him and all his family
  • [Point final] 3y

    Respect Mr Armstrong
  • Nick B. 3y

    Rest In Peace, Mr. Armstrong.
  • Mike Jackson 3y

    Few men become a hero to the whole world, you did.
    Rest in peace the Man in the Moon
  • DURHAM LAD [ stephen ] 3y

    Rip mr space man !!
  • Pascal Franche 3y

    You dream the world.
    Thank you, forever ...
  • stampolina 3y

    Rip. Thx!
  • Michael Heichler 3y

    Bye. One step closer to the moon.
  • christophe cloud 3y

    Neil Armstrong was the only man in history has reprenter all mankind !
  • Marc Tavernier 3y

    Great man ....RIP
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Taken on July 19, 2009
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