Neil Alden Armstrong

From boy to the Moon By: Collin Noon


"One small step for man, and one giant leap for mankind." Just seconds before, Neil Armstrong climbed down the Apollo 11's ladder to be the first man on the moon.That was an important event in American and mankind history.

"One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind." -Neil Alden Armstrong

Other Fun Facts

  1. Because of his dad working in the state government, he had to move 16 times before he was 13!
  2. The first plane Neil rode in when he was six, was named the Tin Goose.
  3. Neil Armstrong has a crater on the Moon named after him.
  4. He was on the moon for only two hours.
  5. Neil's barber sold some of his hair to a collector for $3,000.
  6. He played a very strange musical instrument: the baritone horn.