Neil Armstrong

Neil Armstrong eating dinner while reading The Wall Street Journal and wearing his Omega Speedmaster watch in March 1969. Four months later he descended to the lunar surface and spent two and a half hours outside the spacecraft as commander of Apollo 11 – Moon Landing Mission in July 1969.

I thought the chances of a successful touchdown on the moon surface were about even money — fifty–fifty…

– Neil Armstrong to George Plimpton in a 1983 interview in Esquire Magazine