Neil Armstrong

Here is a purportedly true anecdote about Neil Armstrong.
When Apollo Mission Astronaut Neil Armstrong first walked on the moon,
he not only gave his famous "one small step for man, one giant leap for
mankind" statement but followed it by several remarks, usual com traffic
between him, the other astronauts and Mission Control.  Just before he
reentered the lander, however, 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, FL, while answering questions following a
speech, a reporter brought up the 26 year old question to Armstrong.
This time he finally responded. Mr. Gorsky had finally died and so Neil
Armstrong felt he could answer the question.

When he was a kid, he was playing baseball with a friend in the
backyard. His friend hit a fly ball, which landed in the front of his
neighbor's bedroom windows.  His neighbors were Mr. & 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!"


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