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-- -- -- -- Tonight remembering astronaut Neil Armstrong the first man to walk on the moon passing away.
At the age of 82 on the phone with us now astronaut -- -- mr.
-- and thanks for being with us.
Out thank you -- it's I'm proud to be would feel that we're sure work.
Tell me about Neil Armstrong.
Well you know the gate it's just unfortunate everybody thought it was a -- this there -- -- -- just unfortunate.
These cameras are pretty content the chance to meet you know he he was so committed to what -- believed it and and he didn't have to go around -- -- -- around -- expect it will I was -- first and a couple of final.
And he is justice -- -- -- this -- these.
Is it -- -- a world icon he's he's he's just came as always gonna remembered probably.
Before and NATO.
Anyone else who ever walked in this department.
He these are American hero he he's you know he's he's he's everything everyone -- -- -- grant for others are studies that.
A brother sister or father.
-- it from my point of view.
He was -- an eight billion meekly.
Special France -- we had a chance to do some perspiration things together that we will leave or important.
For the future this country and in particular -- was.
You know his goal -- -- was probably if he had one thing he could.
He he really considered most about it it was a -- people to dream and have the same opportunities seeded.
You've flown to the -- twice you're the last person believe your footprints there.
From the first to the last what do you want the world to know about Neil Armstrong and your relationship with him.
Well you know.
We had our problems come at a Golden State's programs from.
You know from the fire and Apollo Juan will thus Colombia -- -- post challenger.
You know it is -- another great lost your country but.
You know when the going got tough.
Because we are believed.
Strongly at where we're headed that they ideal world -- were -- -- -- we're all it's this same point again.
Don't look the same direction and and that we lost -- -- that to him.
We -- field but it kinda.
Productive -- I think we're still going to continue to push forward for what we believe this person this country and and and this.
For the week I probably but it -- Serbian community if we can find a way and I know they'll believe it is very fervently.
We can find a way to do the -- young kids the same opportunity we -- and inspire them to dream about doing things that they.
Didn't dream that I think were possible.
Then that's a legacy is that.
Good deal could be proud of.
But with the last time you saw your friend.
Well I think Jim level and I -- -- corporation an Alaska about two weeks goes we have done for the last several years but.
-- made as he said -- he he screwed up bin it's a little bit to think kind of same day and so he made a commitment he had to keep and and so we didn't I didn't see -- then but I think it was probably trim level on we're listening you know and Cincinnati Ohio here probably about a month ago.
But I was -- in this scene where the big four -- reunion there a neighbor's tree about a significant Chiluba.
But what happened in the Apollo years that you candidate.
He's he is in the -- the final steps out of the justice of the current.
Do you it was going to be a part of and it act they would vintage Neil Armstrong could no one could compare to him when he got up.
And talked about -- and he believed in very strong brand and that is going to be a major -- to this country.
-- and you are perhaps the only person on earth.
Who would even know what it's like to open the door.
Of a spacecraft and step out on the moon.
You're the only person who really can share that with mr.
Armstrong tell us about it if you can what about that feeling.
Where others a few of the people that governor mavericks are people here what's the first step by product -- -- the first steps have been taken but I a lot of people are just -- but those -- -- director before I did but it was the last steps are effective territory and I talked -- -- -- If not reflected -- the last steps -- Guys -- going to get their term was gonna go back -- -- -- what would.
Did wanted to know what did it -- for human beings and our generation to.
You know to -- directed toward the future what was this a meeting of the legal steps inaudible we -- I -- think about it sounds crazy but we live to.
-- called on another body -- -- universe are -- probably think people who.
Dreamed about doing for India to the end of years and it feels just first want the Neil -- is the first human being in the history of mankind.
-- able to call.
A place electability at home not not think about that that's no.
-- state but let me you know where -- would -- to credit to.
Where that that to mr.
-- not -- -- -- not not to those of us who who competed with them and help them get there.
But to the 500.
Million Americans have made it possible I've heard him say this over and over again.
It wasn't me it would issue -- of mothers and fathers and grandfathers and grandparents and -- -- Apple's.
Who gave -- And the rest of -- two -- in the footsteps the opportunity.
-- that one small step campaign.
And that's what he is stuck his modesty is is just overpowering.
In terms these tower woody didn't -- there's no question about it.
Pretty good but his modesty overcame.
Is it -- almost overcame his strong desire to make it happen and that is significantly import any gave credit to everyone else.
For what he accomplished and it's up to we need to test.
sermon you said it's a beautifully.
-- have called another body in this universe home you're one of them we appreciate your perspective on the passing of Neil Armstrong tonight thank you for joining thank you.