Neil Armstrong was the commander of apolo 11 which was the first spacecraft with humans to land successfully on the moon. He was the first man to set foot on the moon and after that he became declared the Deputy Associate Administartor of Aeronautics at NASA
"That's one small step for man, one giant leap for humanity"
Conclusion- technology in aerospace engineering and electronic communication advanced a lot in this period. The effects of space engineering for the race went way beyond rocketry, physics, and astronomy. "Space age technology" to fields and different as home economics forest defoliation studies. Lao the desire to win the race changed the ways in which student learned there sciences.