From the NASA files:Be
careful of what you say, you might be changing the history of the world.
On July 20, 1969, as
of the Apollo 11 Lunar Module, Neil
Armstrong was the first person
to set foot on the moon. His first words
after stepping on the moon,
one small step for man, one giant leap
for mankind," were televised to
Earth and heard by millions.
But just before he reentered the
lander, he made the enigmatic remark:
"Good Luck, Mr. Gorsky."
Many people at NASA thought it
casual remark concerning some
Soviet Cosmonaut. However, upon
there was no Gorsky in either
the Russian or American space
Over the years many people
questioned Armstrong as to what
"Good Luck, Mr. Gorsky" Statement
but Armstrong always just smiled.
On July 5, 1995, in Tampa
while answering questions
following a speech, a reporter
26-year-old question to
This time he finally
Mr. Gorsky had died,
and so Neil Armstrong felt he
answer the question.
In 1938 when he was a kid in a
small Midwest town,
he was playing baseball with a
friend in the backyard. His friend hit a fly ball, which landed in his
neighbor's yard by
the bedroom windows. His
neighbors were Mr. and Mrs. Gorsky. As he leaned down to pick up
the ball, young Armstrong heard
Mrs. Gorsky shouting at Mr. Gorsky.
"Sex! You want sex? You'll get
sex when the kid next door walks on the moon!"