Friday, June 25, 2010

Neil Armstrong

Space man Neil Armstrong:
Name: Neil Armstrong


August 5, 1930 (age 79) Wapakoneta, Ohio, U.S.

Previous occupation:
Naval aviator, Test pilot

Time in space:
8 days, 14 hours, 12 minutes and 31 seconds

1957 MISS Group; 1960 Dyna-Soar; 1962 NASA Astronaut Group 2
Neil Armstrong beam what must be considered the most prominent words of the 20th century at July 20, 1969, "one small step for man, and one giant leap for mankind". This, obviously, was the day that men from Earth first set foot on the Moon. It was the conclusion of years of research and development, success and failure, and bitter opposition from our feared rivals. Then after he us a world celebrity it was the words of a 38 year old Neil Armstrong that echo in the annals of history.

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