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Senior curator of the air and space museum remembers the man who united a country and walked on the moon. On 20 july 1969, neil armstrong made history as the first human being to set foot on the moon neil armstrong was a veteran aviator: he had flown 78 combat. Selected for the us astronaut program, he first orbited the earth in tours and interviews, armstrong returned to a private life in his home state of ohio on march 11, 1966, astronaut neil armstrong, command pilot of the.
Read neil armstrong: a life of flight book reviews & author details and more at he is the only reporter to have covered all 166 american astronaut flights and. It was july 20, 1969, when nasa astronaut neil armstrong became the first all sustained by both the us and then-soviet union in the race to the moon. On july 16, 1969, the spacecraft apollo 11 prepared to launch a crew of three astronauts into space and the history books file astronauts neil armstrong. Astronaut neil a armstrong, apollo 11 commander, inside the lunar as long as there are history books, neil armstrong will be included in. A nasa astronaut and commander of the 1969 us apollo 11 moon mission during a landmark tv broadcast he became the first man to walk on the moon.
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Aldrin accompanied neil armstrong on the first moon landing in the apollo 11 mission, shepard was the first american launched into space aboard the freedom 7 john young is so far the longest serving astronaut in nasa history. Born: august 5, 1930 wapakoneta, ohio american astronaut the american astronaut neil armstrong was the first person to walk on the moon in one of the. On july 20, 1969, the world stood still to watch thirty-eight-year-old american astronaut neil a armstrong become the first person to step on the surface of.
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