Quotes by Neil Armstrong

About Neil Armstrong:

Neil Alden Armstrong was an American astronaut and the first person to walk on the Moon. He was also an aerospace engineer, naval aviator, test pilot, and university professor. Before becoming an astronaut, Armstrong was an officer in the U.S. Navy and served in the Korean War. After the war, he earned his bachelor's degree at Purdue University and served as a test pilot at the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics High-Speed Flight Station, now known as the Dryden Flight Research Center, where he logged over 900 flights. He later completed graduate studies at the University of Southern California.

Author Bio

  • NameNeil Armstrong
  • DescriptionAmerican astronaut; first person to "walk" on the moon; Eagle Scout
  • AliasesNeil Alden Armstrong
  • BornAugust 5, 1930
  • DiedAugust 25, 2012
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionUnited States Naval Aviator; Test Pilot; Professor; Astronaut; Aerospace Engineer
  • AwardsAir Medal; Gold Star; Korean Service Medal; Distinguished Eagle Scout Award; Silver Buffalo Award; Presidential Medal Of Freedom; Congressional Space Medal Of Honor; Collier Trophy; Langley Gold Medal; Sylvanus Thayer Award; Eagle Scout; Order Of Culture; Arthur S. Flemming Award