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From a 2000 speech: Armstrong, reluctant icon, sticks with the basics: via @eetimes

From a 2000 speech: Armstrong, reluctant icon, sticks with the basics: via @eetimes

Armstrong, reluctant icon, sticks with the basics WASHINGTON — Once in a blue moon, the first man to walk on it makes a public appearance. The American engineering community prevailed on one of its leading lights, the iconic Neil Armstrong, to appear earlier this week to introduce the "greatest engineering achievements of the 20th century." Armstrong, 69, is not so much a recluse as a deeply private man who remains far more interested in solving engineering problems than in promoting himself or turning a buck (his mission crewmate Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin can currently be seen promoting online stock trading in a TV commercial). The Apollo 11 commander ticked off the National Academy of Engineering's top 20 list, told a few self-effacing jokes, answered the usual questions about what it's like to walk on the moon, and fled the limelight so fast he nearly forgot his gift National...

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