Being Neil Armstrong

It has been said that ten thousand years from now, only one name will still be remembered – that of Neil Armstrong. But in the four decades since he first set foot on the moon, Armstrong has become increasingly reclusive.

Andrew Smith, author of the best-selling book Moondust, journeys across America to try and discover the real Neil Armstrong. He tracks down the people who knew Armstrong, from his closest childhood friend to fellow astronauts and Houston technicians, and even the barber who sold his hair, in a wry and sideways look at the reluctant hero of the greatest event of the twentieth century. sideways look at the reluctant hero of the greatest event of the twentieth century.

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  • Annon

    No wonder Armstrong wouldn’t meet the presenter he appears to be a bell end.

  • bill

    to many adverts

  • the bomb

    more bs and lies from AMERICA – EH HE NEVER WENT TO THE MOON WAKE UP PPL – LOOK AT STAR WARS HIS FAKE MOON LANDING IS CLEARLY A HOLLYWOOD MADE UP EVENT IN A STUDIO – ANYONE WHO BELIEVES THIS IS BEYOND STUPID AND ALSO HE BECAME A RECLUSE BECAUSE HE KNOWS HE NEVER WENT TO THE MOON AND CANT DEAL WITH PUBLIC INTERVIEWS WHERE HE HAS TO LIE AND SAY HE DID

    HE IS TORTURED BY THIS GREAT LIE AND THE SECRET SERVICE HAVE TOLD HIM TO STAY AWAY FROM THE INVESTIGATIVE POWERS OF THE MEDIA

    DUHHHH DUMMIES

    IS ANYONE HERE INTELLIGENT OMG U BELIEVE EVERYTHING GULLIBLE DUMB YANKS AS ALWAYS

    OH YEAH AND SANTA DOESNT EXIST EITHER MORON

  • the bomb

    PEOPLE NO ONE EVER WENT TO THE MOON IT WAS A POST WORLD WAR 2 CHEER UP FAKE PROPAGANDA FOR THE AMERICANS AND ALSO FOR THE WORLD AND ANOTHER WAY TO MESS WITH THE RUSSIANS ONCE THEY HEARD SPUTNIK GOT THERE FIRST

  • the bomb

    why do we have to watch this idiot play with planes moron

  • the bomb

    funny how these morons also swear there are UFOS , POLTERGEISTS AND A BIG FOOT

    OMG STUPIDEST PPL IN THE WORLD AMERICANS

    • Mei Chen

      Only a TRUE moron would say 350,000,000 people who live within some arbitrary borders are stupid. smh

  • the bomb

    STUPID DOCUMENTARY THIS IDIOT IS ACTING LIKE A 5 YEAR OLD FAN ALL HE WANTS TO DO IS SEE NEIL – What a waste of a documentary – why didnt he actually research and ask the bigger question ie did he become a recluse because he suffered from schizophrenia and other mental diseases as a result of a lie that he landed on the moon

    people if he did land on the moon why does he act ashamed and hide from the world

    eh because he was told to