Neil Alden Armstrong (1930-2012), first man to walk on the moon, July 20, 1969. Navy pilot during Korean war completing 78 combat missions.http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/26/science/space/neil-armstrong-dies-first-man-on-moon.html?pagewanted=all
Lift-off of the Saturn V rocket, carrying astronauts Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin Jr, along with 6,700,000 pounds (3,039,000 kg) of fuel and equipment into the Florida sky, bound for the Moon, on July 16th, 1969. (NASA)
Apollo 11, Neil Armstrong becomes the first astronaut to step onto the lunar surface, July 20, 1969.
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RIP Neil Armstrong
This is a fun YouTube video that shows Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong jumping and bouncing around on the moon. The kids got a kick out of the music, while we also talked about gravity on the moon vs. Earth.