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
Neil Armstrong (1930-1912) The first man to walk on the moon in 1969. With his colleagues, Michael Collins and Buzz Aldrin in Apollo 11, Armstrong landed on the Moon's surface and made the statement that would be remembered for generations to come, "That's one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind"
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)