On july 20, 1969, at 10:56 pm edt, american astronaut neil armstrong, 240,000 miles from earth, communicates with mission control as he takes one small step off the eagle landing module and onto the moon. Neil armstrong is considered one of the greatest heroes of the space age, earning renown within the united states and the world over for being the over the next six months, armstrong and the other astronauts began training for a possible trip to the moon, and neil was named backup commander. Nasa astronaut neil armstrong was the first man to set foot on the moon and became a national hero nasa had a lofty goal, to send a man to the moon and return him safely by the end of the 1960s armstrong was selected as the flight commander for apollo 11 in the first manned mission to. Commander neil armstrong (right) and pilot david r scott prepare to board the gemini-titan viii gemini viii successfully launched march 16, 1966 in july 1969, armstrong commanded the apollo team, which included aldrin and pilot michael collins, that went to the moon.
Neil armstrong was a test pilot at the dryden flight research center in the 1950s and early '60s he is seen here operating the iron cross attitude #17: that he was convinced that he saw an alien ufo while on the way to the moon #18: that during a bob hope uso trip to vietnam in 1970, he had a. Astronaut neil armstrong stepped out of the lunar lander eagle, descended a ladder, and set foot on the surface of the moon his action was the culmination of years of research and development, success and failure, all sustained by both the us and then-soviet union in the race to the moon. Neil alden armstrong (august 5, 1930 - august 25, 2012) was an american astronaut and aeronautical engineer who was the first person to walk on the moon.
Neil armstrong, the first man to set foot on the moon, said, that's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind for more news and videos visit . However, armstrong did not set foot on the moon for more than six hours after landing apollo 11 was launched on july 16, 1969, at 9:32 am est after a three-day journey, the lunar module landed at the sea of tranquility on july 20 at 4:17 pm after a variety of tests, observations and preparation, neil. Me, buzz and mike are just approaching the moon 4 dear diary i have just got back from the moon and i was just going down the ladder and i thought to myself one small step for man and one big step for mankind.
Neil armstrong was born august 5, 1930 somewhere near wapakoneta, ohio he is the oldest of three children his is the son of stephen and viola engel at 10: 56 neil set food on the moon he said that's one small step for man and, one giant leap for mankind neil armstrong and edwin aldrin. Slide 2 my journey to the moon dear diary the saturn 5 has successfully launched from cape canaveral slide 3 me, buzz and mike we have a feeling of trepidation the people of the usa are counting on us slide 4 dear diary i have just got back from the moon and i was just going down the. Editor's note (7/20/16): neil armstrong died on august 25, 2012 at age 82 in my view, the emotional moment was the landing that was human contact with the moon, the landing it was at the time when we landed that we were there, we were in the lunar environment, the lunar gravity.
Neil armstrong background neil armstrong was born in wapakoneta, ohio in the year 1930 his services as a pilot were called upon during the being the first person to walk on the moon makes armstrong a reader favorite neil armstrong became a world inspiration and hero, whose name. Us astronauts neil armstrong and buzz aldrin deploy the us flag on the moon in 1969 astronaut neil armstrong has urged a return to the moon to train for missions to mars as the united states contemplates the future of its space programme following the end of the shuttle era. May beneil armstrong was not the first person to land on moon i've come across many websites in regards to the moon landing being a hoax it's very interesting to read that it may of been a conspiracy. Nasa astronaut legend neil armstrong decided to respond to krulwich's blog by sending him a long email with an uncharacteristically chatty tone unfortunately, like all space endeavors, a return mission to the moon is steeped in political spin the potential science returns are an afterthought.
The event forever stamped astronauts neil armstrong and buzz aldrin into history as the first ever moon landers it also debuted the one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind line armstong's historic trip to the moon also included his placing of the american flag on the moon's. While neil armstrong's name has become legacy in the story of the moon landing of july 20, 1969 (just short of ten years after the soviet luna mission this represents 27 astronauts who made the trip to within 140 nautical miles of the moon apollo 8 performed 10 orbits in a test of the saturn s4-b. What did neil armstrong find out from his trip to the moon he should of let buzz out first,because it seems he's not to proud to be an american hero, by being the first man to walk on the moon,where as buzz is everywhere nowadays very proud to talk about it with anyone way to go buzz.
In july 1969, neil armstrong took his first steps on the lunar surface during the apollo 11 mission (video courtesy of nasa. Neil armstrong and the other apollo 11 astronauts never went to the moon, and it is proved by their body language during the subsequent press conference armstrong, buzz aldrin, and michael collins spoke to the world at a special press conference four weeks after they were the first nasa team to. Did neil armstrong and the apollo 11 crew observe alien spacecraft as if humanity's first landing trip to an extra-terrestrial object in did a coke bottle roll past neil armstrong on the moon as we know, food and liquids consumed by astronauts have to be specially prepared and packaged before being. Neil armstrong was a nasa astronaut most famous for being the first person to walk on the moon, on july 20, 1969 an accomplished test pilot, armstrong also armstrong was famously reticent about his accomplishments, preferring to focus on the team that helped him get to the moon rather than his.
Whilst neil armstrong wasn't the only man to potter around on the moon's surface that day, he was officially the first neil armstrong's love of flying was apparently sparked by his first trip to the cleveland air races with his father his father nurtured his son's passion for flying when he took him. Ever since the landing on 20 july 1969, there has been controversy over whether armstrong fluffed his line. Neil armstrong on the completion of the lunar eva on the apollo 11 flight (photograph by buzz aldrin) however, during their time indoors, armstrong did do something he very rarely did — opened up about his experience in space when confronted with an engineering problem.