Re: Lunar Landing Neil Armstrong Quote

From: Zeb Haradon (
Date: Thu Feb 03 2000 - 00:49:37 MST

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Subject: Lunar Landing Neil Armstrong Quote

> 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.

Nope, it's not true. I saw an interview with Neil Armstrong which brought it
up, and he denied it. And in the version I read, it was oral sex Mr. Gorsky
was asking for.

Zeb Haradon
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