Neil Armstrong's Life

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Neil Armstrong is born.

August 5, 1930

Armstrong attends Purdue University

1947

Armstrong joins the U.S Navy

August 16, 1950

Armstrong graduates from Purdue

1955

Armstrong selected for Man in Moon Soonest Program

1958

Armstrong launched on Gemini 8 mission

March 16, 1966

Armstrong launched on Gemini 11 mission

September 12, 1966

Armstrong launched on Apollo 11 mission

July 16, 1969

Armstrong landed on the moon

July 20, 1969

Armstrong begins teaching at University of Cincinnati

1971

Armstrong retires from teaching

1979

Armstrong undergoes bypass surgery

August 7, 2012

Armstrong dies

August 25 2012