Local voices pay tribute to Armstrong's legacy

To George "Pinky" Nelson, his fellow former astronaut Neil Armstrong has a clear place in history.

The veteran of three space shuttle missions, who now teaches physics and astronomy at Western Washington University in Bellingham, called Armstrong's July 20, 1969, lunar landing "pound for pound the most amazing accomplishment of human beings, period."

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 - 10:10am