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INTERVIEW Neil Armstrong Breaks Moon Silence Bill Ingalls, NASA / Getty Images

Neil Armstrong Breaks Moon Silence

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.

May 24, 2012 11:33 AM