Barack Obama sent his condolences to the family of Neil Armstrong
United States, August 25, 2012
After the death of astronaut Neil Armstrong, the president of the United States Barack Obama gave a few words. So he argued that he “had the power to give a great small step” and that “it was a moment of human achievement that will be never forgotten.”
The statement added that “Neil was among the greatest American heroes, not only of this time but of all time. When he took off with the rest of his crew on Apollo 11 in 1969, they took with them the aspirations of an entire country. “
“And when Neil put his foot on the surface of the moon for the first time, created a moment of human that will never be forgotten,” he added.
He also said that the spirit of discovery Armstrong “lives on in all the men and women who have dedicated their lives to explore the unknown, including those who are making sure that we’re going higher and farther into space.”