Neil Armstrong Aug. 5, 1930~Aug. 25, 2012. NASA Astronaut, test pilot, aerospace engineer, professor, and US Naval Aviator. Neil Armstrong was the first human to set foot on the moon~July 20, 1969, and said: "This is one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind."
July 20, 1969: First Man Walks on the Moon On this day in 1969, the spaceflight Apollo 11 landed the first humans, Americans Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, on the moon. People watched worldwide as Armstrong took that momentous first step onto the moon, declaring, “This is one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.”
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"