Neil Armstrong

USA

Born on 5th August 1930 in Wapakoneta, Ohio. Neil was the first person to step onto the moon on 21st July 1969 at 2h56 min 15s CUT. At this time he declared: «That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind». During this mission, he and Edwin E. Aldrin landed on the surface of the moon in the lunar model Apollo and explored the lunar surface for two and a half hours (period when they covered approximately 250 m).

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