On Losing Neil Armstrong

Whenever I look at the moon I am reminded of that precious moment, over four decades ago, when Neil and I stood on the desolate, barren, yet beautiful, Sea of Tranquility, looking back at our brilliant blue planet Earth suspended in the darkness of space, I realized that even though we were farther away from earth than two humans had ever been, we were not alone.

Buzz Aldrin's statement about Neil Armstrong's passing

Just look at that picture. That is a ten-year-old boy with one thought looping in his head: This is the best thing ever.