Neil Armstrong

First Man to Walk on the Moon


Photo of Neil Armstrong July 1969 in his space suit.

Quote: Describing the Moon

"It's a brilliant surface in that sunlight. The horizon seems quite close to you because the curvature is so much more pronounced than here on earth. It's an interesting place to be. I recommend it."

– Neil Armstrong

Neil Armstrong is born

Tuesday, Aug. 5th 1930 at 1am

Wapakoneta, OH, United States

Wapakoneta, OH

Neil Armstrong is best known for being an...

Astronaut, military pilot, and educator, Neil Armstrong made history on July 20, 1969, by becoming the first man to walk on the moon.