Release of his biography "First Man: The Life of Neil Armstrong" by James R. Hansen
1 Biographical Movie |
2 Print Biographies |
4 Portrayals |
4 Articles |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
Neil Alden Armstrong
5' 11" (1.8 m)
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In my mind, the important thing was that we got four aluminum legs safely down on the surface of the moon while we were still inside the craft. To me, there wasn't a lot of difference between having ten feet of leg between the bottom of the spacecraft in which we were standing and the surface of the moon, and having one inch of neoprene rubber or plastic on the bottom of our boots touching the ...
NASA realized after the Apollo 11 mission had returned to Earth that they had no good pictures of the First Man on the Moon to show to the world. Astronaut Buzz Aldrin
said later: "As the sequence of lunar operations evolved, Neil had the camera most of the time, and the majority of pictures taken on the Moon that include an astronaut are of me. It wasn't until we were back on Earth and in the ...
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