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Most repeated quote: "The Eagle has landed," Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong said July 20, 1969, as he brought the lunar module down onto the Moon's Sea of Tranquility.
Most colorful quote: "You've got a bunch of guys about to turn blue," replied Houston as NASA engineers sighed in relief after Armstrong's successful landing.
Best known quote: "That's one small step for manŠone giant leap for mankind," Armstrong said as he stepped off his lunar excursion module onto the Moon.
Most heart-stopping quote: "Obviously a major malfunction. We have no downlink. The vehicle has exploded," intoned by NASA mission control at one minute thirteen seconds into the lift-off of shuttle Challenger from Cape Canaveral in 1986.
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