The family scenes were genuine - and very much like I remember. Armstrong: Not particularly [laughs]. In most families, there are times when one parent has to step up and carry the load. Clash: Do you and Buzz Aldrin get along, speak much? In the cab ride from the EC to an Imax movie theater in New York, we had a chance to chat. Clash: Do you like being in the spotlight? Livraison accélérée gratuite sur des millions d’articles, et bien plus. He said that he thought he had said the “a,” and had intended to say the “a.” There’s been a lot of analysis done over the years. I write about culture and adventure sports. It wasn’t like today, where there is virtually 24-hour coverage of a mission. Mark, 56, had just returned to The Explorers Club a flag his father had carried to the moon in 1969. They were expected to tow the line. The news back then was really just breaking-in coverage. Mark Armstrong: Just that he was extraordinarily diligent about evaluating every situation and choosing the right path for the greater good. You had a bit part. Clash: What are the best memories that you have of your late father, Neil? There are just so many engineering challenges that we can solve by going back to the Moon first, and it makes sense to do that. All Rights Reserved, This is a BETA experience. I've also purchased a ticket to fly to space with Virgin Galactic. ", © 2020 Forbes Media LLC. He always did that, and I think that’s an excellent role model for others to follow. Aucun résultat disponible pour cette sélection. I've also purchased a ticket to fly to space with Virgin Galactic. Clash: Tell me a little about your own career – you’re a software engineer, musician, actor. Après avoir consulté un produit, regardez ici pour revenir simplement sur les pages qui vous intéressent. I think you were what, 6-years old? I really liked the movie, I enjoyed working with the filmmakers, and I thought that the cast did an incredible job of portraying my family as well as their friends and colleagues. I was involved with the [First Man] film much more for my parents than myself, especially my mother, because I wanted her story to be told. (Le 16 juillet 1969.) They had all of the concern and none of the control. Others pictured: Richard Wiese, Mike Massimino, David Concannon. The Moon gives us a nice place, that’s close by, to learn how to solve problems of living and working in a hostile environment, such as coping with a non-breathable atmosphere or no atmosphere, mining for water, etc. What we learn on the Moon we can apply to Mars and elsewhere, and that’s very exciting. Jim Clash: What do you think of the recent Hollywood movie, First Man? Here we continue that conversation. Clash: When you see the 350-plus-foot Saturn V rocket in all of its glory, can you believe we took men to the Moon on it? It’s just the actual footage and the actual audio - the same things you saw and heard in the '60s, albeit on a much larger screen. Un problème s'est produit lors du chargement de ce menu pour le moment. I've bobsledded with the Olympic team; piloted a super-boat at 140 mph; flown to 84,000 feet at Mach 2.6 in a MiG; I write about extreme adventure and those who do it. All Rights Reserved, This is a BETA experience. I learned a lot from those experiences, and I carry those with me. Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. Janet et ses fils Eric et Mark Armstrong répondent à une interview dans les locaux du Centre de l'Espace Kennedy, le jour de la mission Apollo 11. in 1969. I write about extreme adventure and those who do it. I did three reviews of the script, and I also reviewed it in post production. Armstrong: We went to Cape Kennedy for the launch and I do remember being there, although the memories are just fragments. Armstrong: The documentary is unusual in that it’s not narrated, there’s no one telling you what to think. Clash: Did your father discuss with you the controversy about whether his first words on the moon were, “one small step for ‘a’ man,” versus, “one small step for man”? Others pictured: Richard Wiese, Mike Massimino, David Concannon. I've bobsledded with the Olympic team; piloted a super-boat at 140 mph; flown to 84,000 feet at Mach 2.6 in a MiG; skied to the South Pole and swam (sans wetsuit) at the North Pole; climbed the Matterhorn; driven the Bugatti Veyron at 253 mph; taken a .38 shot wearing a bulletproof fashion jacket (it hurt); gone bull-fighting (hurt more - three broken ribs); figure-skated with Olympian Sasha Cohen (hurt most - concussion). I've bobsledded with the Olympic team; piloted a super-boat at 140 mph; flown to 84,000 feet at Mach 2.6 in a MiG; I write about extreme adventure and those who do it. Découvrez gratuitement l'arbre généalogique de Mark Armstrong pour tout savoir sur ses origines et son histoire familiale. Vos articles vus récemment et vos recommandations en vedette. EY & Citi On The Importance Of Resilience And Innovation, Impact 50: Investors Seeking Profit — And Pushing For Change, Part 1 of this interview series with Mark Armstrong, Mark Armstrong, Son Of Famous Moonwalker Neil, Discusses His Late Father, Two New Apollo 11 Movies. Votre compte Amazon Music n'est actuellement associé à aucun pays. © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. ou ses filiales. Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. Neil Armstrong's photo of Buzz Aldrin on the moon, 1969. I write about culture and adventure sports. Those moments when we were out playing golf, or maybe on a fishing trip, and it was just the two of us - those are the most special memories for me. Découvrez Mark Armstrong sur Amazon Music - Écoutez en ligne sans pubs ou achetez des CD, vinyles ou MP3 au meilleur prix. That wasn’t very often, because he was in high demand. Jim Clash: If you had to say something about your late father to our readers, what would it be? I’m still in awe at what this country was able to accomplish almost 50 years ago now, and am looking forward to getting back on that horse, if you will, and continuing to explore and push our boundaries. Armstrong: It’s a testament to all of those people and the incredible engineering work that went into creating that rocket and all the systems - and those incredible F-1 engines that were so reliable and yet so powerful. You are a bit of a celebrity now with the release of these new movies. I mean, it’s really just a giant bomb sitting on the pad full of liquid oxygen and liquid hydrogen. You get the idea: I like to push limits and inspire others to do the same. There’s not much to say there. Download this stock image: Mark Armstrong, son of Neil Armstrong, speaks during a memorial service celebrating the life of his father August 31, 2012, at the Camargo Club in Cincinnati. I write about extreme adventure and those who do it. Their husbands spent a lot of time away, and the wives were left to their own initiative to solve the problems of the day, whether that be a plumbing issue or taking care of the kids, or making sure they did their homework. It speaks for itself in that way, which is very refreshing. They were, to a large extent, single parents during those times when their spouses were training for an upcoming mission. ", © 2020 Forbes Media LLC. My books include "Forbes To The Limits" and "The Right Stuff: Interviews With Icons Of The 1960s. You may opt-out by. Armstrong: I think back to the Moon first, clearly. The film presents what took place objectively, and lets the viewer decide what to think. Part 2: Mark Armstrong, Son Of Moonwalker Neil, Gives Thumbs Up To New Documentary, Apollo 11: First Steps. You may opt-out by. (Le 16 juillet 1969.) Mark Armstrong: First of all, I was involved in that movie. Sélectionnez la section dans laquelle vous souhaitez faire votre recherche. Mark Armstrong, né en 1958 est un astronome britannique.. Biographie. Clash: This new documentary we are about to see, Apollo 11: First Steps, what do you think of it? EY & Citi On The Importance Of Resilience And Innovation, Impact 50: Investors Seeking Profit — And Pushing For Change, Mark Armstrong, Son Of Moonwalker Neil, Gives Thumbs Up To New Documentary, Apollo 11: First Steps. Part 1: Mark Armstrong, Son Of Famous Moonwalker Neil, Discusses His Late Father, Two New Apollo 11 Movies. He was 82. I have great respect for all of the wives for what they went through. Clash: Do you remember much about your dad walking on the moon in 1969? I did three reviews of the script, and I also reviewed it in post production. You get the idea: I like to push limits and inspire others to do the same. Pour profiter de la musique Prime, allez sur votre Bibliothèque musicale et transférez votre compte à Amazon.fr (FR). You know, it was tough for the astronaut wives. It's not very different from many others, where one parent is gone much of the time, whether they be serving in the military, or busy in a demanding corporate role. I provided quite a bit of input, I believe, at both the family and technical levels. Mark Armstrong, second from left, returns to The Explorers Club a flag his father took to the Moon... [+] in 1969. I will say this: I spent about 25 years as a software engineer, most of that in Silicon Valley, and developed some great friendships. Mark Armstrong: First of all, I was involved in that movie. There are a number of events where we see one another, and it’s always nice to see old friends. 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