Neil Armstrong Biography for Kids Book: The Apollo 11 Moon Landing, With Fun Facts & Pictures on Neil Armstrong by Jacob SmithChildrens author Jacob Smith presents: Neil Armstrong Biography for Kids Book: The Apollo 11 Moon Landing, With Fun Facts & Pictures on Neil Armstrong . This informative kids book includes well chosen words & great pictures to help children learn more about one of Americas most beloved and iconic heroes, Neil Armstrong.
Aside from the interesting facts and images Mr Smith presents in his Neil Armstrong for Kids Book he also covers some interesting insights about Neil Armstrongs background, his humble beginnings & how he first got started with flying. Kids will also learn about his many accomplishments, his influences on mankind today and more interesting facts.
The pictures within this book are accompanied by small bits of easy to understand text while making it an exciting read about The life of Neil Armstrong. Therefore, Neil Armstrong Biography for Kids Book is a great educational book for kids ages 8 years and older (or for parents that want to read this book with their children).
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Neil Alden Armstrong August 5, — August 25, 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. A graduate of Purdue University , Armstrong studied aeronautical engineering; his college tuition was paid for by the U. Navy under the Holloway Plan. He became a midshipman in and a naval aviator the following year. In September , while making a low bombing run, Armstrong's aircraft was damaged when it collided with an anti-aircraft cable which cut off a large portion of one wing.
Learn about the first man who walked on the Moon in our 10 amazing Neil Armstrong facts…. Occupation: Astronaut, military pilot, professor Died: 25 August Best known for: Being the first human to walk on the moon. He completed the mission alongside co-pilots Edwin E. The Launch Control Center — which housed the team of people responsible for overseeing the launch from the ground — was situated 3. Neil said that while there, he could hold up his thumb and block out the Earth!
An estimated million people around the world had their eyes on NASA astronaut Neil Armstrong as he took one "giant leap for mankind" 50 years ago, on July 20, Armstrong cemented his role in history that day, becoming the first person to step foot on the moon. Today, walking on the lunar surface is an honor only 11 other men share. But the backstory of how Armstrong was selected for that job and his tumultuous path to the moon are less well known. The film is based on the non-fiction book "First Man," which was published by Armstrong's official biographer James Hansen 13 years ago.
On July 20, , American astronaut Neil Armstrong stepped off the lunar landing module Eagle, and became the first human to walk on the surface of the moon. Nearly , miles from Earth, Armstrong spoke these words to more than a billion people listening at home: "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind. Astronaut, military pilot, educator. Born on August 5, , near Wapakoneta, Ohio. On July 20, , Neil Armstrong made history by becoming the first man to walk on the moon.
An accomplished test pilot, Armstrong also flew on the Gemini 8 mission in He retired from NASA in and remained active in the aerospace community, although he chose to keep mostly out of the public spotlight. Armstrong died Aug. Armstrong was famously reticent about his accomplishments, preferring to focus on the team that helped him get to the moon rather than his own first steps. In another interview, when asked what it feels like to have his footprints remain on the moon's surface for thousands of years, Armstrong said, "I kind of hope that somebody goes up there one of these days and cleans them up," Reuters added.
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