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[i]For a while upon returning to Earth, Armstrong intimated that he just thought the line up spontaneously. Later, he said he had had time to think about what to say in the hours between landing on the moon and stepping down the ladder. Years later, ever the mystery, he seemed to suggest that perhaps he spent time crafting the line before launch.
Now, Dean Armstrong, Neil’s younger brother, says Neil knew exactly what he would say well before takeoff. In an interview with the BBC, Dean says that one evening, while playing the board game Risk, Neil handed Dean the line that he was planning to say.[/i]
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