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Neil Armstrong

Like most of my generation (or at lest those who were paying attention) I remember when Neil Armstrong walked on the moon. Sitting on the floor at at school clustered around a black and white tv we watched a barely discernible image of a man stepping onto another world.

In a time when people simply want to be famous for being famous and the preferred occupation of teenagers is either being a dickhead on reality tv or hosting a reality tv show. Neil Armstrong was famous for actually doing something and he will be famous for doing something forever. He came from a time when we thought we could do anything.

For those who want to know more about Armstrong I suggest you get a copy of In The Shadow of the Moon. Here is a man who was revered by the best and the brightest.





  1. His humbleness certainly was his greatest asset, both to himself, and to NASA. Not something we should forget as traders either :)

    BTW, in reference to the picture you used, this might interest you:

  2. Frank De Jong says:

    Could not agree with you more. Not only was he a pioneer in the true sense of the word, he was also a humble and dignified man.

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