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.
Neil Armstrong's most famous line – "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind," uttered after becoming the first person to set foot on the moon – contained one small error that became one giant annoyance to the NASA astronaut.Jun 5, 2015
Armstrong was born Aug. 5, 1930 in Ohio. He studied aerospace engineering at Purdue University and became a naval aviator a couple years before the Korean War. He was accepted to the NASA Astronaut Corps in 1962 and flew for his first time as a command pilot on Project Gemini.Sep 11, 2012
Neil Alden Armstrong was born on August 5, 1930, near Wapakoneta, Ohio. He was the eldest of three children of Stephen and Viola Engel Armstrong. Airplanes drew his interest from the age of six, when he took his first airplane ride.
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.
Armstrong attended Blume High School in Wapakoneta. Armstrong went to college at Purdue University. While he was in college, he left to serve in the U.S. Navy.Aug 28, 2012
In 1969, Neil Armstrong was paid US$20,000 - the regular, annual NASA salary for civilian astronauts. In present day (2012) dollars that is roughly US$125,000.
Neil A. Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, was born in Wapakoneta, Ohio, on August 5, 1930. He began his NASA career in Ohio. After serving as a naval aviator from 1949 to 1952, Armstrong joined the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) in 1955.Dec 18, 2012
Neil Armstrong, in full Neil Alden Armstrong, (born August 5, 1930, Wapakoneta, Ohio, U.S.—died August 25, 2012, Cincinnati, Ohio), U.S. astronaut, the first person to set foot on the Moon.Feb 9, 2018