MEET NEIL ARMSTRONG, THE FIRST HUMAN IN HISTORY TO EVEN STEP FOOT ON THE SURFACE OF THE MOON.

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According to history, Neil Armstrong made history and recorded his name in the books of history. He was an american astronaut known for being the first human to set his foot and stroll on the moon, on July 20, 1969.

In 1961, John F. Kennedy was the then president of the United States had the aims to send people on the moon. The president and NASA knew they could accomplish the task. They were prepared to put individuals on the moon. Apollo 11's principle mission was to send and land two men on the moon and furthermore take them back to earth securely. Apollo 11 at long last took off on July 16, 1969.

Following Four days, Armstrong and Aldrin at long last arrived on the moon. They arrived on the moon in the Lunar Module called Eagle and Armstrong ventured from the Eagle onto the Moon's Sandy and dusty surface denoting the first man to ever set his foot on the moon.

Armstrong was born into the family of Stephen Koenig Armstrong and Viola Louise Engel in Wapakoneta, Ohio, on Aug 5, 1930. Armstrong was a maritime officer later in life, who joined the naval force in 1949 to 1952 and served in the Korean War.

After the war, he returned to class and got a four year education in science degree in aeronautical engineering from Purdue University in 1955, considerably later after he had flown out to the moon and wind up celebrated, he got a master of science in aerospace from the University of Southern California in 1970. As a NASA aircraft tester, Armstrong flew in excess of 300 diverse airplane, from planes to lightweight planes and even helicopters.

Back in 1962, Armstrong was picked with NASA's second group of astronauts, who flew on the two-situate Gemini missions to try out space innovation, and the three-situate Apollo missions that at last took 3 individuals to the surface of the moon.

After much preparing they took off to the moon, Armstrong ventured out first as the mission's commander, trailed by Aldrin, they left the module for more than 3hours, they strolled around the moon gathering soil test and the similarly took heaps of pictures. They spent close to 24hours on the moon before advancing back to earth.

At last in 1971, Armstrong surrendered from NASA and he carried on with a peaceful life and avoided publicity, he assisted his education and from 1972 to 1980, he was a professor who lectured in the University of Cincinnati. He additionally wandered into different things like owning a mechanical organization among others.

On August 25, 2012 at 82 years old years, Armstrong passed on yet his legacy still lives on as the first human to step his foot on the moon and the first man to ever stroll on the moon when he was accompanied by Michael Collins and Edwin E. Aldrin, to humankind's first mission to the moon. These three men had history for all humankind on the sixteenth of July 1969.

NOTE: As a historian, I blog mainly about historical events that happened during the ancient times just to remind and refresh the mind of steemians about such events, because history are not meant to be forgotten. Please I never for once layed claim to the fact that I wrote the original stories, that is why I often include references. Thank you.

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