neil armstrong

the first man to walk on the moon

neil armstrong

Neil Alden Armstrong ( August 1930- 25 August 2012 ) was an American astronaut , test pilot and one aircraft carrier crew , famous for being the first person to set foot on the moon .

his first spaceflight pilot neil armstrong was the gemini 8 mission in 1966. this mission was the first to perform docking and connection to another object in space. during the stay in orbit and he did so with the co pilot david scott.

Its mission in the second (and last) was the commander of Apollo 11 landed on the moon on July 20, 1969. Armstrong was the first to walk on the moon. On this occasion said the famous sentence "This is a small step for a man, giant leap for mankind".

The first walk on the moon

After the successful landing, Armstrong and Aldrin were preparing to leave the surface of the moon. The spacecraft door opened and Armstrong climbed down the ladder. July 21, 1969 at 2:56 at night, according to the World Time Clock, put his left foot and right. and he said the court will be remembered for generations to come

That's One small step for [a] man, one giant leap for mankind.

Research Apollo 11 moon mission

Armstrong's first mission to the moon was collecting a soil sample, it made using a shovel handle attached to a long handle. This sample is placed in the pocket of his suit, and has been named a sample of emergency - whether Armstrong and Aldrin will have to fly back to the earth, this will only bring a sample of moon. Armstrong and Aldrin set on the moon seismograph, and shows designed to bring laser light from the Earth to allow accurate measurements of lunar distance from Earth.