What other astronauts are saying about Neil Armstrong
Astronauts worldwide are mourning Neil Armstrong, the first human to walk on the moon, who passed away on Saturday.
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Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield, who is currently training to command the International Space Station's Expedition 35 crew, cited Armstrong as an inspiration to all to excel.Skip to next paragraph
"Neil Armstrong is one of my heroes. He inspired and challenged us all to work at the edges of what's possible. A life well-lived. RIP Neil," Hadfield wrote as @Cmdr_Hadfield.
Here are more astronaut reflections via Twitter mourning the death of Neil Armstrong:
NASA astronaut Ron Garan (@Astro_Ron)
Honor Neil Armstrong's example of service accomplishment + modesty Next time UC the moon think of Neil + #WinkAtTheMoon
European Space Agency astronaut Christer Fuglesang, of Sweden (@CFuglesang)
I'm sad. Neil Armstrong, 1st on Moon, incredible astronaut, fantastic person has passed away. I was very impressed the few times I met him.
NASA astronaut Leland Melvin (@AstroFlow)
Rest In Peace CDR Armstrong.
ESA astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti, of Italy (@AstroSamantha)
I'm grateful for this recent, one-hour interview w/ #NeilArmstrong. A man w/ so much to teach!http://thebottomline.cpaaustralia.com.au/
NASA astronaut Mike Foreman (@foreman_mike)
Definitely a sad day. He was a great American hero.
NASA astronaut Dorothy Lindenburger (@AstroDot)
The astronaut family lost many this year, but each member contributed and lived so fully that ALL of the world has gained.
NASA astronaut Nicole Stott (@Astro_Nicole)
Neil Armstrong -his 1 small step will inspire generations to come. "the dream remains -there are places to go beyond belief."
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