Neil Armstrong - age: 82

Neil Armstrong

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an famous astronaut. He is internationally recognized as the first person to walk on the Moon. He had received many honors and accolades: Presidental medal of freedom, congressional gold medal. Morover, he blazed a trail for many astronount wanting to conquer the universe . He was inducted in national hall of fame (2012)

BEFORE FAME

He earned pilot's license at the age of 16.He majored in Aeronartical Engineering at Purdue university. He served in Korean war for 4 years. then after coming back home, he joined the national advisory comittee for Aeronautics (NACA). in 1963, he took tronaunt program. His first important flight is to launch into earth's orbit (1966)

PERSONAL LIFE

He married janet Shearon in 1956. His wife gave birth to a son in 1957, a daughter in 1959 and a second son in 1963. Unfortunately, their daughter passed away in 1962

Famous Quotes
This is one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.

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FUN FACTS

Astronaut Neil Armstrong were born on Tuesday, birthstone is Peridot, the seaon was Summer in the Chinese year of Horse, it is 216 days until Neil Armstrong next birthday.

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