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About Neil Armstrong
Neil Armstrong was an American astronaut. He made history by being the first person to walk on the moon.
He served as an officer in the U.S. Navy and as a a test pilot at the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics High-Speed Flight Station with more than 900 flights during his career. He was the first astronaut to fly in space in 1966. In 1969, he and Buzz Aldrin spent two and a half hours exploring the moon surface.
During his career, he was inducted into the Aerospace Walk of Honor, the National Aviation Hall of Fame and the United States Astronaut Hall of Fame.
His Personal Life
He was married 2 times and he had 3 children. Apart from being an astronaut, he was an aerospace engineer, a test pilot, a naval aviator and a university professor
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Famous quotes by Neil Armstrong
All in all, for someone who was immersed in, fascinated by, and dedicated to flight, I was disappointed by the wrinkle in history that had brought me along one generation late. I had missed all the great times and adventures in flight.Neil Armstrong
Here men from the planet Earth first set foot upon the Moon. July 1969 AD. We came in peace for all mankind.Neil Armstrong
I guess we all like to be recognized not for one piece of fireworks, but for the ledger of our daily work.Neil Armstrong
I think we're going to the moon because it's in the nature of the human being to face challenges. It's by the nature of his deep inner soul... we're required to do these things just as salmon swim upstream.Neil Armstrong
I'm substantially concerned about the policy directions of the space agency. We have a situation in the U.S. where the White House and Congress are at odds over what the future direction should be. They're sort of playing a game and NASA is the shuttlecock that they're hitting back and forth.Neil Armstrong
If that's there, I believe that technology will probably step up to their part of it.Neil Armstrong
In much of society, research means to investigate something you do not know or understand.Neil Armstrong
NASA has been one of the most successful public investments in motivating students to do well and achieve all they can achieve. It's sad that we are turning the programme in a direction where it will reduce the amount of motivation and stimulation it provides to young people.Neil Armstrong
Research is creating new knowledge.Neil Armstrong
Science has not yet mastered prophecy. We predict too much for the next year and yet far too little for the next 10.Neil Armstrong
The one thing I regret was that my work required an enormous amount of my time, and a lot of travel.Neil Armstrong
This is one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.Neil Armstrong
Neil Armstrong's Popularity
Neil Armstrong was a famous American astronaut, who was born on August 5, 1930. As a person born on this date, Neil Armstrong is listed in our database as the 1st most popular celebrity for the day (August 5) and the 5th most popular for the year (1930).
People born on August 5 fall under the Zodiac sign of Leo, the Lion. Neil Armstrong is the 71st most popular Leo.
Aside from information specific to Neil Armstrong's birthday, Neil Armstrong is the 549th most famous American.
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