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December 31 2012

How Neil Armstrong practiced that 'One Small Step' line for the moon


The brother of first moonwalker Neil Armstrong says in a new BBC documentary that the phrase accompanying humanity's first footprint on the moon "that's one small step for (a) man, one giant leap for mankind" was not a spur-of-the-moment improvisation but a speech that was written out and practiced in advance.

In a rare interview, Dean Armstrong recalled that his brother slipped him the words including the long-disputed reference to "a man" on a piece of paper as they played a game of Risk, months before the Apollo 11 launch in July 1969.

"He says, 'What do you think about that?' I said 'fabulous.'

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