Neil Armstrong in testimony before the House Committee on Science and Technology
Neil Armstrong in testimony before the House Committee on Science and Technology
Former astronaut Neil Armstrong in testimony before the House Committee on Science and Technology on December 8, 1981, in Washington, urged that NASA Aeronautics Research be spared from the budget-cutting axe. (UPI Photo/Don Rypka/Files)
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Apollo, Apollo 11, Apollo Mission, Apollo Missions, Astronaut, Astronauts, Cosmonaut, Cosmonauts, Landing, Moon, Moon Landing, NASA, Neil Alden Armstrong (born August 5 in 1930) is a former American astronaut & test pilot & university professor & and naval aviator. He is the first person to have set foot on the Moon. His first spaceflight was aboard Gemini 8 in 1966 for which he was the command pilot. On this mission he performed the first manned docking of two spacecraft together with pilot David Scott. Armstrong's second and last spaceflight was as mission commander of the Apollo 11 moon landing mission on July 20 1969. On this famous "giant leap for mankind" Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin descended to the lunar surface ("The Eagle has landed") and spent 2.5 hours exploring while Michael Collins orbited above, Science and Research, space, Space Exploration, space travel, world famous
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