Hr:705 students;Mhaya b. & Alexndra R.

Claim and Neil Armstrong

CLAIM: He was a brave guy

  1. line of evidence : "On July 20, 1969, Armstrong met the challenge when he stepped out onto the moon's surface. He became the first human ever to do so.'' & "Historian Douglas Brinkley said that Armstrong was the perfect first man to walk on the moon. Armstrong had great engineering skills. He also turned away from fame and personal praise. "He was the ultimate hero," said Brinkley."

~Facts of the Claim ~

Birth date: August 5, 1930

Death date: August 25, 2012

Birthplace: Wapakoneta, Ohio Military Service: U.S. Navy, 1949-1952 Other Facts He says his famous statement after first landing on the Moon was misheard, that what he really said was, "That's one small step for [a] man, one giant leap for mankind." It lost a syllable in transmission because of the microphone.