Friday, 15 May 2015

  Neil Armstrong
Neil Armstrong is my hero because he was the first man on the moon and someday I want to go to the moon.

Before he went to the moon Neil was an aerospace engineer, naval aviator, test pilot and university professor.
Neil was born on 5 August 1930, in Ohio, United States.
His father was a state auditor which meant the family moved every few years to a new Ohio town while Neil was growing up.

On The Moon
On December 23 1968 Neil was offered the command of the Apollo 11.
On July 21 2:56pm he was the first human ever to set foot on the moon.
It took Apollo 11 thats the spaceship that carried Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins and Buzz Aldrin to the moon 4 days, 6 hours and 45 minutes to the moon.

Korean War
In 1949 his studies were interrupted when he was called to serve in the Korean War. When Neil Armstrong was in the war he was a navy pilot and flew 78 combat missions. He left the service in 1952 and returned to college. A few years later, Neil Armstrong joined the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) which later became the National Aeronautics and space Administration (NASA).

In conclusion Neil Armstrong was the first man on the moon and became very famous because of it.Image result for neil armstrong

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