Famous Astronaut

Neil Armstrong

Neil Armstrong was born in August 5, 1930, and died in August 25, 2012. His Hometown is Wapakoneta, Ohio, U.S., and his current residence is Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.
Neil Alden Armstrong was an American astronaut and the first person to walk on the Moon. He was also an aerospace engineer, naval aviator, test pilot, and university professor. Before becoming an astronaut, Armstrong was an officer in the U.S. Navy and served in the Korean War. After the war, he earned his bachelor's degree at Purdue University and served as a test pilot at the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NASA) High-Speed Flight Station, where he logged over 900 flights. He later completed graduate studies at the University of Southern California. His missions were Gemini 8 and Apollo 11.