John Campbell's tribute to Neil Armstrong
Mon, 27 Aug 2012 7:00p.m.
Neil Armstrong has left us for goo,d and what a life it was – defined forever by a single week in 1969, when Apollo 11 flew to the moon. He and Buzz Aldrin walked on it and then they made it safely home.
New miracles dull the old ones. It's easy to forget that not long ago, even the idea of going to the moon was preposterous.
It could never happen. It would never happen. Then it did.
In a world in which iPods, Playstations and Xboxs take millions of kids on millions of space trips each day, going to the moon, for real, was once a miracle that captivated the world.
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29/08/2012 6:26:21 p.m.
This is for Neil Armstrongs family a poem i made last night
one day i looked at the night sky and there was the moon the shape of a smile and from then on i would remember Neil Armstrong the brave and the clever.
28/08/2012 9:01:45 a.m.
Paul Leeks wrote:
A great man and a great achievement...a giant leap for mankind
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