Comic 60 - Tribute to Neil Armstrong

25th Aug 2012, 7:51 PM
Tribute to Neil Armstrong
Average Rating: 5 (6 votes)

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Centcomm 25th Aug 2012, 7:51 PM edit delete
Neil Alden Armstrong (August 5, 1930 – August 25, 2012) was the first person to set foot upon the Moon. He was an American NASA astronaut, test pilot, aerospace engineer, university professor and United States Naval Aviator.

Before becoming an astronaut, Armstrong was in the United States Navy and served in the Korean War. After the war, he served as a test pilot at the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) High-Speed Flight Station, now known as the Dryden Flight Research Center, where he flew over 900 flights in a variety of aircraft. He graduated from Purdue University and the University of Southern California.

A participant in the U.S. Air Force's Man In Space Soonest and X-20 Dyna-Soar human spaceflight programs, Armstrong joined the NASA Astronaut Corps in 1962. His first spaceflight was the NASA Gemini 8 mission in 1966, for which he was the command pilot, becoming one of the first U.S. civilians to fly in space.[1] On this mission, he performed the first manned docking of two spacecraft with pilot David Scott. Armstrong's second and last spaceflight was as mission commander of the Apollo 11 moon landing mission on July 20, 1969. On this mission, Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin descended to the lunar surface and spent 2½ hours exploring while Michael Collins remained in orbit in the Command Module. Armstrong was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Richard Nixon along with Collins and Aldrin, the Congressional Space Medal of Honor by President Jimmy Carter in 1978, and the Congressional Gold Medal in 2009.
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cattservant 25th Aug 2012, 7:56 PM edit delete reply

Just wish we were receiving this news dateline Lunar News Service...
Centcomm 25th Aug 2012, 8:02 PM edit delete reply

I actually in retrosepct forgot to change the cast for this one .
cattservant 25th Aug 2012, 8:09 PM edit delete reply

It works fine. Just 900 more years of historical respect!
cattservant 25th Aug 2012, 8:30 PM edit delete reply

If the 'Space Race' had actually been about exploration and expansion, in what worlds would now we be?
Centcomm 25th Aug 2012, 9:17 PM edit delete reply

Probably a lot diffrent.
cattservant 25th Aug 2012, 9:29 PM edit delete reply

That would be the 'Voice' of Luna-Com I think.
She looks a bit different in her civies...
Centcomm 25th Aug 2012, 9:35 PM edit delete reply

You would be correct, This is kinda Current. and Historic Luna. currently shes known as the "Operator" and of course Galina you already know .
cattservant 25th Aug 2012, 9:43 PM edit delete reply

She looks "Smoooth...*

cattservant 25th Aug 2012, 11:04 PM edit delete reply

Ms. Opera Tor would one of Galina's children one presumes. How many 'greats' are involved?
Centcomm 26th Aug 2012, 12:04 AM edit delete reply

About 4 times removed...
cattservant 26th Aug 2012, 12:42 AM edit delete reply

Silly things like limited android lifespans aren't as popular on Luna I suspect.
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