The best sense of humor belongs to the person who can laugh at himself.
"Mr. Gorsky" A true story supposedly... 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 communication traffic between him, the other
astronauts and Mission Control.
Just before he re-entered the lander, however, he 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 have questioned him as to what the "Good luck Mr. Gorsky"
statement meant. 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
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 window. 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 moon!"