People we love: Neil Armstrong

Neil Alden Armstrong, Born on August 5, 1930

Born on this day in 1930.

Americans know well NASA astronaut, test pilot, aerospace engineer, university professor, United States Naval Aviator Neil Armstrong.

On July 21, 1969, as part of the Apollo 11 mission, Neil Armstrong became the first man to set foot on the moon speaking the now famous words “That’s one small step for [a] man, one giant leap for mankind.”

The estimated viewing and listening audience was more than 450 million worldwide.



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