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Apollo 11 Mission image - Astronaut bootprint on the lunar surface
A close-up view of an astronaut’s bootprint in the lunar soil, photographed with a 70mm lunar surface camera during the Apollo 11 extravehicular activity (EVA) on the moon. While astronauts Neil A. Armstrong, commander, and Edwin E. Aldrin Jr., lunar module pilot, descended in the Lunar Module (LM) “Eagle” to explore the Sea of Tranquility region of the moon, astronaut Michael Collins, command module pilot, remained with the Command and Service Modules (CSM) “Columbia” in lunar orbit.

Neil A. Armstrong

First Man to Walk on the Moon

Learn more about Astronaut Neil A. Armstrong, including when he was selected by NASA to be an astronaut, his flight experience, education, background and more. 

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S64-31453 (1964) --- Astronaut Neil A. Armstrong.
Astronaut Neil A. Armstrong.