Neil Armstrong (Know About)

Maple Press

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Neil Alden Armstrong was an American astronaut and the first person to walk on the Moon. He was also an aerospace engineer, naval aviator, test pilot and university professor. Before becoming an astronaut, Armstrong was an officer in the U.S. Navy and served in the Korean War. After the war, he earned his bachelor's degree at Purdue University and served as a test pilot at the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) High-Speed Flight Station, where he logged over 900 flights. He later completed graduate studies at the University of Southern California.

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What will you learn from this book

  1. Early Life and Background: Explore Neil Armstrong's early life, upbringing, and educational background, providing context to his later achievements.

  2. Apollo 11 Mission: Highlight Armstrong's role as the astronaut who took the first steps on the Moon during the historic Apollo 11 mission in 1969.

  3. Career as an Astronaut: Delve into Armstrong's career as an astronaut, including his training, missions, and contributions to space exploration.

  4. Space Race Era: Provide insights into the broader historical context of the Space Race and Armstrong's role in the United States' space program.

  5. Technological Advancements: Explore the technological advancements and challenges associated with the Apollo program and lunar exploration.

  6. Famous Quotation: Reflect on Armstrong's famous words spoken as he stepped onto the lunar surface, "That's one small step for [a] man, one giant leap for mankind."

  7. Post-Apollo Career: Examine Armstrong's activities and contributions to space exploration after the Apollo 11 mission, including his work with NASA.

  8. Legacy in Space Exploration: Reflect on Neil Armstrong's lasting legacy and impact on space exploration, both in the United States and globally.

  9. Personal Traits and Characteristics: Explore Armstrong's personality, traits, and characteristics that contributed to his success as an astronaut.

  10. Challenges and Triumphs: Discuss the challenges and triumphs in Armstrong's life and career, emphasizing the perseverance required for such historic achievements.

Language English
ISBN-10 9350334259
ISBN-13 9789350334256
No of pages 80
Font Size Medium
Book Publisher Maple Press
Published Date 01 Sep 2013

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