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    Caitlin Mercado Mr. Hanson Eagle Success February 27th, 2014 Neil Armstrong July 20th, 1969. This day will always be remembered as the day Neil Armstrong set foot on the moon. Armstrong along with another astronaut were able to walk and take samples on the moon to bring back to United States to study. You might wonder why Neil Armstrong was chosen along with the other two men to be sent to the moon. Well, as I was researching Armstrong I learned about his life. In my paper I will be explaining on

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    Neil Armstrong A Hero

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    Neil Armstrong was one of the bravest person alive during the 1960s. Neil Armstrong was a hero "not just of his time, but of all time", said by President Barack Obama. Armstrong is mostly known as the first man to walk on the moon. On July 20, 1969, the former test pilot’s lunar stroll marked the pinnacle of the most ambitious engineering project ever undertaken. Throughout his life he always had supportive parents. He opens up about his father’s guidance in an interview saying, “Well they - my father

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    Neil Armstrong Who was Neil Armstrong? Neil Armstrong was born on August 5, 1930 in Wapakoneta, Ohio. In 1936, he had his first ride in an airplane. Neil Armstrong went to Purdue University in 1947. Not only did Neil Armstrong go into outer space, he also flew warplanes off the USS Essex during the Korean War. He was a naval aviator from 1949-1952. Neil married Janet Shearon and had three children; Eric, Karen, and Mark. Karen, his daughter, died of cancer when she was only a few months old

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    “That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind,” were the now famous and iconic words or Neil Armstrong as he became the first man to set foot on Earth’s moon. The advanced research mankind has made to further their understanding of the vast, astronomical unknown of space has opened up numerous doors of opportunity to fathom the universe, but not without drastic repercussions. With an estimated 1% of all Earth’s species becoming extinct each year, humans should spend their time

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    Neil Armstrong: The Man of Hopes and Dreams When the space race began in the 1900s, the United States of America was competing against Russia to excel in space exploration. They wanted to be the first to fly in space, first people in space, and especially first to go to the moon. The man that achieved this was Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon. He is honored and remembered by this legendary space walk but many people overlook his many other important life achievements. Born on August

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    Neil Armstrong Hero

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    The final hero of the present that will be analyzed is Neil Armstrong, who is most remembered for being the first human to ever set foot on the Moon. Some of Armstrong’s other accomplishments were his naval service and his participation in the Korean War during combat missions (Launius, 368). Armstrong was endowed with extraordinary qualities of heart and mind. He dreamed of becoming an astronaut and through perseverance and great service, he was transferred to astronaut status in 1962, only one

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    Neil Armstrong Background Neil Armstrong was born in Wapakoneta, Ohio in the year 1930. His services as a pilot were called upon during the Korean War. Shortly after graduating from Purdue University in 1955, Armstrong joined the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, then known as the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics. At the time the functions of the N.A.C. were to plan, direct, and conduct all United States aeronautical and space activities, except for those that were primarily

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    American homes throughout the nation as people all over the world watched Neil Armstrong be the first man to step foot on the moon. On July 20th, 1969 the American lunar module, The Eagle, touched down on the moons surface. Once Neil Armstrong stepped foot on the moon history was made and American proved how great of a nation it really was. This accomplishment greatly expanded knowledge and technology all over the world. Neil Armstrong’s walking on the moon was a significant event in American history

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    remember a man named Neil Armstrong. But how well do you actually know this hero of American history or world history for that matter? Neil Armstrong was an accomplished pilot and astronaut but he is primarily remembered around the world for being the first man to set foot on the moon. This man’s story starts in the small, quiet town of Wapakoneta, Ohio on August 5, 1930. His dad, Stephen Armstrong, worked for the government of Ohio. His mom was Viola Engel. She then became Viola Armstrong when she married

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    Neil Armstrong When Neil Armstrong was two years old he loved going to the Airport to watch the planes take off and land. He got so excited just watching. When he was five years old he pretended that he was hovering over his bed. He wanted to fly! He loved airplanes and at six years old he had his first airplane ride. He was so smart in school that they moved him from second grade into third grade because he was reading at a fifth grade level. Every airplane book he got his hands on he read

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