Neil Armstrong


Born: 8/5/1930 in Wapakoneta, Ohio, USA
Died: 8/25/2012
Age: 82
Cause of death: complications from heart surgery

Full name: Neil Alden Armstrong
Noted For: astronaut; flew on the Gemini 8 mission (as commander) in 1966; flew on the Apollo 11 mission (as commander), becoming the first of twelve men to walk on the moon, on 20 July 1969.
Quotation: "That's one small step for a man -- one giant leap for mankind."