Release of his biography "First Man: The Life of Neil Armstrong" by James R. Hansen
2 Print Biographies |
4 Portrayals |
4 Articles |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
Neil Alden Armstrong
5' 11" (1.8 m)
Did You Know?
[commenting of the feasibility of a manned mission to Mars] I suspect that even though the various questions are difficult and many, they are not as difficult and many as those we faced when we started the Apollo (space program) in 1961.
Astronauts Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin
planted a plaque on the lunar surface on July 20, 1969. It reads: "Here men from the planet Earth first set foot upon the Moon, July 1969 AD. We came in peace for all mankind.".