Neil Armstrong (I) (1930–2012)


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Neil Alden Armstrong (August 5, 1930 - August 25, 2012) was an American astronaut and aeronautical engineer, and the first person to walk on the Moon. He was also a naval aviator, test pilot, and university professor. Armstrong was born and raised in Wapakoneta, Ohio. A graduate of Purdue University, he studied aeronautical engineering; his college... See full bio »

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(age 82) in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

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 2010 Quantum Quest: A Cassini Space Odyssey
Dr. Jack Morrow (voice)
 2003 Kitty Hawk: The Wright Brothers' Journey of Invention (TV Movie documentary)
Orville Wright (voice)
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Other Works:

Guest appeared on the daytime program "Zap". See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 2 Print Biographies | 8 Portrayals | 4 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Official Sites:

Official Site

Alternate Names:

Neil Alden Armstrong | Armstrong

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)

Spouse:

Carol Held Knight  (his death) | See more »
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It suddenly struck me that that tiny pea, pretty and blue, was the Earth. I put up my thumb and shut one eye, and my thumb blotted out the planet Earth. I didn't feel like a giant. I felt very, very small. See more »

Trivia:

In 2005, he became embroiled in a bizarre legal dispute with his longtime barber, Marx Sizemore. Armstrong alleged that after cutting some of his hair, Sizemore sold it to a collector for $3000.00 (US) without his knowledge or consent. Armstrong demanded that if Sizemore did not either return the hair in question or donate the proceeds to a charity of Armstrong's choice, he would take legal ... See more »

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