"One small step for 'a' man one giant leap for mankind"
Neil Armstrong had the most amazing accomplishment ever. He was the first man ever to touch the moon. Neil Alden Armstrong was born on August 5, 1930 in Wapakoneta Ohio. He had a brother and a sister. He moved many many times. Neil Armstrong first flew in a plane when he was six, thats what made him love flying. Neil Armstrong attended Blum High School. After high school, Neil Armstrong went to Purdue University. He later left college to serve in the U.S Navy. Then, Neil returned to college to receive his master’s degree in aerospace engineering. He was in the second group of astronauts ever chosen. Neil Armstrong joined NASA in 1962. Armstrong also became an astronaut in 1962. Neil Armstrong married Jannet Shearon in 1956. Neil and Jannet had their first child Eric in 1957. Later, they had a girl. They named her Karen. They had their last child in 1963 they named him Mark. In 1966, they realized that Karen had cancer and sadly she died. Neil himself died on August 5, 2012. He was 82 years old.