Neil alden armstrong (august 5, 1930 – august 25, 2012) was an american astronaut, engineer, and the first person to walk on the moon he was also an aerospace engineer, naval aviator, test pilot, and university professor. The word astronaut comes from the greek words astron nautes, which means star sailor it is estimated that 600 million people watched neil armstrong and buzz aldrin walk on the moon on television. Astronaut neil armstrong in space suit in 1969 (ap photo/ap) a biography of neil armstrong, who died at age 82 in 2012 at the conclusion of a global tour. Neil armstrong was an american astronaut, aerospace engineer, military pilot and educator he made history on july 20, 1969, by becoming the first person to walk on the moon armstrong was born on august 5, 1930 in wapakoneta, ohio. Neil alden armstrong (born august 5, 1930) is a former american astronaut, test pilot, and naval aviator, and was the first human to set foot on the moonarmstrong's first spaceflight was gemini 8 in 1966, for which he was the command pilot on this mission, he performed the first manned docking of two spacecraft together with pilot david scott armstrong.
On july 20, 1969, astronaut neil armstrong spoke the most famous words of the 20th century when he stepped out from his lunar lander and said, it's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind his action was the culmination of years of research and development, success and failure sustained by both the us and. Neil armstrong's journey to the moon is the focus of brad meltzer's new york times bestselling series of biographies about heroes for kids. Neil armstrong: a great american, a devout christian astronaut armstrong considered followng jesus greater than stepping on the moon neil armstrong went to be with the lord yesterday he was a great american he was a devoted christ follower. Biography neil armstrong: a man out of time robert kehoe “ all in all for someone who was immersed in, fascinated by, and dedicated to flight, i was disappointed. Watch video neil armstrong was born in wapakoneta, ohio, on august 5, 1930 after serving in the korean war and then finishing college, he joined the organization that would become nasa he joined the.
Neil armstrong biography 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 missions over korea as a navy fighter pilot, then joined nasa as a civilian test pilot he was accepted into the astronaut corps in 1962. A question what was neil armstrong's occupation at the time he was chosen to be part of the astronaut corps.
The ama history project presents: biography of neil a armstrong august 5, 1930 – august 25, 2012 written by nasa (nd), ama staff (01/1998, 11/2012) transcribed by js (09/2006). How can the answer be improved. As part of his work, neil armstrong piloted the 4000 mph x-15 aircraft in 1966, he became part of a three man team selected by nasa to undertake a moon landing.
Neil armstrong biography astronaut, explorer, pilot (1930–2012)astronaut, military pilot, and educator, neil armstrong made history on july 20, 1969, by becoming. Fly me to the moon clean-shaven ryan gosling channels astronaut neil armstrong as he prepares to film first man in atlanta by dailymailcom reporter published: 01:50 edt, 3 november 2017. Neil armstrong, in full neil alden armstrong (born august 5, 1930, wapakoneta, ohio, us—died august 25, 2012, cincinnati, ohio), us astronaut, the first person to set foot on the moon.
Neil armstrong was born on august 5, 1930 in wapakoneta, ohio, usa as neil alden armstrong he is known for his work on encounter, kitty hawk: the.
Neil armstrong went to be with the lord yesterday he was a great american he was a devoted christ follower of course, you wouldn’t know about armstrong’s christian faith from the obituaries published by such bastions of liberal journalism as the new york times and washington post. Astronaut, military pilot, educator born on august 5, 1930, near wapakoneta, ohio on july 20, 1969, neil armstrong made history by becoming the first man to walk on the moon he developed a fascination with flight at an early age and earned his student pilot’s license when he was 16 in 1947, armstrong began his. Neil armstrong's biography and life storyneil alden armstrong (august 5, 1930 – august 25, 2012) was an american astronaut and the first person to walk on the moon he was also an aerospace engineer, naval aviat. 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 most famous remarks of. Neil armstrong was an american astronaut who became the first human to walk on the moon at age 20, armstrong served in the korean war, where he flew 78 combat missions he received an air medal.