Original moonwalker, indeed

It’s been written that Neil Armstrong is an introvert, and this story is a pretty definitive read on that score. Even though he wasn’t interviewed for this–he rarely is–his humility, his humanity comes through.

Here’s a thought. Could anyone but an introvert have handled well the aftermath of such a singular achievement? Hmmm…

“I guess we all like to be recognized not for one piece of fireworks, but for the ledger of our daily work.”

via Original Moonwalker: How Neil Armstrong kept his feet on the ground despite becoming the most famous man on Earth – Science, News – The Independent.

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