When Apollo Mission Astronaut Neil Armstrong first walked on the moon, he
not only gave his famous "one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind"
statement but followed it by several remarks, usual com traffic between him, the
other astronauts and Mission Control. Just before he re-entered the lander,
however, the made the enigmatic remark "Good luck Mr. Gorsky."
Many people at NASA thought it was a casual remark concerning some rival
Soviet Cosmonaut. However, upon checking, there was no Gorsky in either the
Russian or American space programs. Over the years many people questioned
Armstrong as to what the "Good luck Mr. Gorsky" statement meant, but
Armstrong always just smiled.
Just last year, (on July 5, 1995 in Tampa Bay FL) while answering questions
following a speech, a reporter brought up the 26 year old question to Armstrong.
This time he finally responded. Mr. Gorsky had finally died and so Neil
Armstrong felt he could answer the question.
When he was a kid, he was playing baseball with a friend in the backyard. His
friend hit a fly ball which landed in the front of his neighbor's bedroom
windows. His neighbors were Mr. & Mrs. Gorsky. As he leaned down to pick up
the ball, young Armstrong heard Mrs. Gorsky shouting at Mr. Gorsky. "Oral
sex! You want oral sex?! You'll get oral sex when the kid next door walks on the