Zakir Hussain 5I- Newspaper Report

Neil Armstrong

Who is Neil Armstrong? When did it happen?

Neil Armstrong was an amazing American astronaut Neil Armstrong landed on the moon

and engineer and the first person to step on the on July 20, 1969 at 20:17.

moon in 1969.

What happened to Neil Armstrong?

Commander Neil Armstrong and pilot Buzz Aldrin

landed the Apollo Lunar Module eagle on July 20,

1969 at 20:17. They spent about 2 and a quarter

hours outside the spacecraft and they collected

47.5 pounds of Lunar material to bring back to


Neil Armstrong landing on the moon.

Why was he so important?

He was important because, he was the first person

to land on the moon. Also, he fulfilled a national goal

proposed in 1961 by President John F.Kennedy.


When Neil Armstrong took his first step onto the moon,

he said, "This is one small step for man and one giant leap for mankind."

When Neil Armstrong was on the moon, he said, "It suddenly struck me

that the tiny pea, pretty and blue, was earth. I put my thumb and shut

one eye and my thumb blotted out the planet earth. I didn't feel like a

giant I felt very, very small."

Neil Armstrong placing his Flag

on the moon!