Lunar Landing Neil Armstrong Quote

Date: Wed Feb 02 2000 - 21:16:21 MST

    I don't know if this is really true or not but I got it from a pretty
reliable source. Can anyone validate it?

        Lunar Landing - True story.

         On July 20, 1969, as commander of the Apollo 11 Lunar
        Module, Neil Armstrong was the first person to set
        foot on the moon. His first words after stepping on
        the moon, "That's one small step for a man, one giant
            leap for mankind", were televised to Earth and
        heard by millions.
        But just before he re-entered the lander, he made the
        enigmatic remark:
        "Good luck, Mr. Gorsky." Many people at NASA thought
        it was a casual remark concerning some rival Soviet
        Cosmonaut. However, upon checking, there was no Gorsky
        in either the Russian or American space programs.

        Over the years many people questioned Armstrong as to
        what the "Good luck Mr. Gorsky" statement meant, but
        Armstrong always just smiled.

        On July 5, 1995, in Tampa Bay, Florida, while
        answering questions following a speech, a reporter
        brought up the 26 year old question to Armstrong.
        This time he responded. Mr. Gorsky had died and so
        Neil Armstrong felt he could finally answer the
        question. In 1938 when he was a kid in a small
        Midwest town, he was playing baseball with a friend in
        the backyard. His friend hit a fly ball, which landed
        in his neighbor's yard by the bedroom windows. His
        neighbors were Mr. and Mrs. Gorsky. As he leaned down
        to pick up the ball, young Armstrong heard Mrs.Gorsky
        shouting at Mr. Gorsky. "Sex! You want sex?! You'll
        get sex when the kid next door walks on the moon!"

        True story.

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