Neil Armstrong

Neil Armstrong was the first person in the history of the universe to walk on the Moon on the 21st July 1969. Armstrong was born August 5 1930 in Ohio, America. Neil had flying lessons at high school, and had a pilot’s license before a driver’s license! After stepping off the ladder onto the surface of the moon, Armstrong said the now world-famous words: “That’s one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.”

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The Eagle

This artefact displays a 3D diorama of the Eagle lunar lander touching down on the Moon's surface. The animation is accompanied by the original mission audio detailing the landing process.