Born August 5, 1930 in Wapakoneta, Ohio Died on August 25, 2012 age 82. His love for flying started at a young age when his Father took him to an air show. From then on his goal was to become a pilot. At the age of 15, he got his pilots license.
He discovered the moon and the first person to walk on the moon and his exploration was exiting, cool and, scary.
Neil Armstrong said "That's one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind."-Neil Armstrong Then he became the first man to walk on the moon.
And from that day since he was 15 years old he dreamed to be the first man on the moon because he got inspired by a lot of astronauts and by NASA.
After graduating from college, Armstrong became a test pilot. He flew all sorts of experimental planes testing them out to see how well they fly.
Armstrong went to Purdue University and earned his bachelor's degree in aerospace engineering. He later got his masters degree at the University of Southern California.
During college, Neil was called up by the Navy and became a fighter pilot. He fought in the Korean War where he flew fighters from aircraft carriers. http://www.ducksters.com/biography/explorers/neil_armstrong.php