Neil Armstrong Breaks Moon Silence

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    The first man to step on the moon is famously private and has rarely spoken about his world-shaking moonwalk—until now. Neil Armstrong gave a rare interview to an accountants' group in Australia, saying he believed his moon mission only had a 50 percent chance of landing safely. Armstrong added that NASA’s reduced budget and ambitions are “sad” because it was one of the most successful programs in history and inspired young adventurers.

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