Originally Posted by Phobia
If we're really worried about Columbus' deservedness, then why are they suggesting Armstrong? It's not like he discovered the moon. He got shot up there intentionally and just happened to be the one. It was either him or a monkey and it was a lot closer than anybody will acknowledge.
Ridiculous. I kind of doubt a monkey could maneuver a spaceship to land on the moon, get out, do some experiments, get back in, re-launch the ship, dock with an orbiter, then fly back to earth.