neil armstrong

Events

Neil Alden Armstrong is born

8/5/1930

Neil rides in an airplane for the first time

1936

Enters Purdue University

1947

Neil flies airplanes in the Korean War

1950

Accepted into group of 9 astronauts

1962

Connected Gemini 8 and had first flight in space

3/16/1966

First man to walk on the moon from the Apollo 11 ship

7/20/1969

Leaves NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)

1970

Begins teaching at University of Cincinnati

1971

Dies at the age of 82

8/25/2012