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Neil Alden Armstrong was the first human being to ever walk on the surface of the Moon. Neil Armstrong was an American Astronaut, who born and raised in Wapakoneta, Ohio, U.S. Not to mention him being a professor in university, he was also an aerospace engineer. Armstrong was born August 5th 1930 and sadly, he passed away on August 25th 2012. At the time of death Neil Armstrong was 82 years old. The cause of his death was said to be the blockage of one of his arteries. When Neil was young, he was quite an active guy. In his young days he served in the Navy. Neil was involved in the Korean War. During his Navy years he worked as a test pilot.

Neil Armstrong Net Worth $3 Million

This gave Armstrong the access to a lot of advanced prototype aircrafts. That was until he decided to become an astronaut. It was because of this experience in the Navy that gave Neil the opportunity to join NASA, when he volunteered for NASA Astronaut Corp. Armstrong was on to NASA missions to space as a NASA astronaut. He was on Gemini 8 and Apollo 11. The latter was his landing on the Moon. The exact date when he stepped out onto the surface was 21th of July in 1969. After the landing on the Moon Neil went on working as a professor teaching his students for 8 years before his resignation at the well-known University of Cincinnati. Not only that, Neil worked for NASA even after he ended his career as a professional astronaut – he served as an accident investigator for NASA. Speaking about his personal life, Armstrong was married to Carol Held Knight. Neil Armstrong‘s net worth is estimated to be $3 million.

Neil Alden Armstrong is also the author of probably the most famous quote to ever reach the planet Earth. When Apollo 11 landed on the surface of the Moon, Neil Armstrong proudly said “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” Actually, the authentic quote is missing an article “a” which gives the quote completely different meaning linguistically. Armstrong is not only famous worldwide because of this quote. There are a lot of other activities he had taken up on in his life that made him even more wealthy. He didn‘t obtain all of his wealth just by being an astronaut and being in space, or teaching his students. The famous astronaut also endorsed such brands as Chrysler, Bankers Association of America, General Time Corporation. He was also known as a public speaker as well as a board member of quite a few corporate boards. These include Marathon Oil, United Airlines, Taft Broadcasting, Eaton Corporation as well as Learjet. We can clearly see that Neal used his knowledge in every way possible by exploring all of his options in life and trying various professions that made him rich. Neil Alden Armstrong died being a millionaire and one of the best known people in history of NASA and all around the world.


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Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Quantum Quest: A Cassini Space Odyssey 2010 Dr. Jack Morrow (voice)
Kitty Hawk: The Wright Brothers' Journey of Invention 2003 TV Movie documentary Orville Wright (voice)

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Neil Armstrong: First Man on the Moon 2012 TV Movie documentary acknowledgment: 1930-2012 - as Neil Alden Armstrong

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Saturn V Story 2014 Documentary
America's Book of Secrets 2012 TV Series Himself
Talk im Hangar-7 2010 TV Series Himself
The Apollo Years 2009 Video Himself
The Third Foot (An Interview with Buzz Aldrin) 2009 Video documentary Himself
When We Left Earth: The NASA Missions 2008-2009 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself / Himself - Apollo 11 / Himself - X-15 Test Pilot / ...
NASA: Triumph and Tragedy 2009 TV Series documentary Himself - Apollo 11
Naked Science 2008 TV Series documentary Himself - NASA Apollo XI Astronaut
Fly Me to the Moon 3D 2008 Himself
Moon Machines 2008 TV Series documentary Himself
Mars Rising 2007 TV Series documentary Himself
The New 7 Wonders of the World 2007 TV Movie Himself
60 Minutes 2005 TV Series documentary Himself - Former Astronaut (segment "First Man")
How Art Made the World 2005 TV Series documentary Himself
One Small Step for Man 2004 Short Himself (stock footage)
ABC 2000: The Millennium 1999 TV Movie documentary
The Tribute: Mercury, Gemini, Apollo & Skylab 1993 Video documentary Himself
Tornadoes: The Entity 1993 Video documentary Himself, Narrator (voice)
First Flights with Neil Armstrong 1991 Documentary Host
The Other Side of the Moon 1990 Documentary Himself
Future Flight 1987 TV Movie Himself
Biography 1987 TV Series documentary Himself
Bob Hope's Salute to NASA: 25 Years of Reaching for the Stars 1983 TV Movie Himself
A Salute to American Imagination 1978 TV Movie documentary Himself
The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast: Bob Hope 1974 TV Special Himself
Moonwalk One 1970 Documentary Himself
The 12th Annual TV Week Logie Awards 1970 TV Special Himself - Special Gold Logie Winner
The Bob Hope Christmas Special 1970 TV Special Himself
Apollo XI Landing 1969 TV Movie Himself - Apollo 11 CDR
The Sky at Night 1969 TV Series documentary Himself
Kuustudio 1969 TV Movie Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
les aventures d'archives 2016 post-production Himself
Ancient Aliens 2012-2016 TV Series documentary Himself - Astronaut / Himself
Space's Deepest Secrets 2016 TV Series documentary Himself - Astronaut, Apollo 11
The NASA Moon and Mars Landing Hoaxes 2015 Video documentary short Himself - Apollo 11 (uncredited)
Flat Earth: The Biggest Lie of All 2015 Video documentary Himself - Apollo 11 CDR (uncredited)
SPHINX: Genesis 2015 Short Himself
The Flat Earth Conspiracy 2014 Video documentary Himself - Apollo 11
Spise med Price 2014 TV Series documentary Himself
Nova 2008-2014 TV Series documentary Himself / Himself - Astronaut
Flying the Feathered Edge: The Bob Hoover Project 2014 Documentary Himself
9x10 novanta 2014 Documentary Himself (segment "Tubiolo e la luna") (uncredited)
The Sixties 2014 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself - US Astronaut
Genetic Drift 2014 Short Himself
Warehouse 13 2013 TV Series Neil Armstrong
America's Book of Secrets 2013 TV Series Himself
Our Nixon 2013 Documentary Himself
Here I Stand 2012 Documentary Himself
Neil Armstrong: First Man on the Moon 2012 TV Movie documentary Himself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2012 TV Series Himself - Moon Landing Announcement
Gintberg på kanten 2012 TV Series documentary Himself
One Giant Leap: A Neil Armstrong Tribute 2012 TV Movie documentary Himself
Doctor Who 2011 TV Series Himself
California's Gold 2008-2010 TV Series documentary Himself
Mad and Bad: 60 Years of Science on TV 2010 TV Movie documentary Himself
Angry Planet 2010 TV Series documentary Himself - Astronaut
Reaching Tranquility: The 40th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Lunar Landing 2009 Documentary short Himself
Cosmonauta 2009 Himself
Regreso a la Luna 2009 TV Movie Himself
Apollo Zero 2009 Documentary Himself - Gemini 8 CDR, Apollo 11 CDR
Mystères d'archives 2009 TV Series documentary short Himself
40 Years on the Moon 2009 TV Movie documentary Himself
Moonshot 2009 TV Movie Himself (uncredited)
The 23rd Annual Midsouth Emmy Awards 2009 TV Special Himself
Cold Case 2008 TV Series Himself
When We Left Earth: The NASA Missions 2008 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself
Secrets of the Moon Landings 2007 TV Movie documentary Himself
Un jour, un destin 2007 TV Series documentary Himself
MoonFaker 2007 TV Series documentary Himself - Apollo 11 Astronaut
The Mars Underground 2007 Documentary Himself
The Wonder of It All 2007 Documentary Himself
In the Shadow of the Moon 2007 Documentary Himself
Tank on the Moon 2007 TV Movie documentary Himself
Horizon 2006 TV Series documentary Himself
The Minerva Awards 2006: Sally Ride 2006 Short Himself
The 60s: The Beatles Decade 2006 TV Series documentary Himself
60 Minutes 2006 TV Series documentary Himself - Former Astronaut (segment "First Man")
20 to 1 2006 TV Series documentary Himself
Beyond the Moon: Failure Is Not an Option 2 2005 TV Movie documentary Himself
Movies That Shook the World 2005 TV Series documentary Himself
First on the Moon: The Untold Story 2005 TV Movie documentary Himself
Timeshift 2005 TV Series documentary Himself - Astronaut
Conquering Space: The Moon and Beyond 2005 Video documentary Himself - NASA Astronaut
Naked Science 2004 TV Series documentary Himself
The Truth Behind the Moon Landings 2003 TV Movie documentary Himself (uncredited)
Unsere Besten 2003 TV Series Himself
Sea of Silence 2003 Himself (uncredited)
Failure Is Not an Option 2003 TV Movie documentary Himself
Comic Book Superheroes Unmasked 2003 TV Movie documentary Himself (uncredited)
Days That Shook the World 2003 TV Series documentary Himself - Apollo11 Astronaut
One Small Leap 2002 Short Himself - Astronaut (uncredited)
Superstructures of America 2002 TV Series documentary Himself - Astronaut
Caught on Film 2002 TV Mini-Series Himself (Episode: USS Forrestal / Chicago Democratic Convention / Gemini 8 / ...
Canada: A People's History 2001 TV Series Himself
Poloiset ja pieni askel 2001 Short Himself (uncredited)
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Moon 2001 Video documentary Himself - Apollo 11 CDR
What Happened on the Moon? - An Investigation Into Apollo 2000 Video documentary Himself - Apollo 11 Astronaut (uncredited)
The Dish 2000 Himself
The Planets 1999 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself
The Century: America's Time 1999 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself
A Walk on the Moon 1999 Himself (uncredited)
Cronkite Remembers 1997 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself (on the moon) (uncredited)
Contact 1997 Himself - Voice Through Space (uncredited)
Thrill Ride: The Science of Fun 1997 Documentary short Himself (uncredited)
Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life 1997 Documentary Himself - Astronaut on Moon (uncredited)
Was It Only a Paper Moon? 1997 Documentary Himself - Apollo 11 Astronaut (uncredited)
Civilization II 1996 Video Game Himself
UFO Diaries 1995 TV Series documentary Himself
Apollo 13 1995 Himself
Forrest Gump 1994 Himself - Stepping onto the Moon (uncredited)
The Simpsons 1992 TV Series Himself
Bullerfnis 1991 TV Series Himself - Astronaut
Moontrap 1989 Himself (uncredited)
For All Mankind 1989 Documentary Himself
The Moon Above, the Earth Below 1989 TV Movie documentary Himself
The 1960's: Music, Memories & Milestones 1988 Video documentary
Happy Birthday, Bob: 50 Stars Salute Your 50 Years with NBC 1988 TV Special Himself
The Rock 'n' Roll Years 1986 TV Series Himself
A Good Turn Daily 1983 Short Himself (uncredited)
The Man Who Saw Tomorrow 1981 Himself (on the Moon) (unconfirmed, uncredited)
Bob Hope's Overseas Christmas Tours: Around the World with the Troops - 1941-1972 1980 TV Movie documentary Himself
Time After Time 1979 Himself - Announcing Moon Landing (uncredited)
Moi, Tintin 1976 Documentary Himself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1999 Golden Camera Golden Camera, Germany Millennium Award For the moon telecast.
1993 Star on the Walk of Fame Walk of Fame Television · Buzz Aldrin (as Edwin E. Aldrin Jr.)
· Michael Collins
1970 Special Gold Logie Logie Awards · Buzz Aldrin


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#Fact
1 Inducted into the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame in 1993.
2 Inducted into the International Space Hall of Fame in 1976.
3 Inducted into the International Aerospace Hall of Fame in 1966.
4 Inducted into the National Aviation Hall of Fame in 1979.
5 Honorary member of the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC).
6 In 1979, while working on his farm in Lebanon, Ohio, he jumped off a grain tractor and his wedding ring was caught in the wheel, severing his ring finger. He managed to calmly collect the finger, pack it ice and had it reattached by micro surgeons at the Jewish Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky.
7 He stopped signing autographs in 1994 after finding that many of his signatures were selling for significant amounts of money, and that there were several forgeries in circulation. Since then any requests that were sent to him were answered with a form letter stating that he had stopped signing autographs.
8 In 2005, he became embroiled in a bizarre legal dispute with his longtime barber, Marx Sizemore. Armstrong alleged that after cutting some of his hair, Sizemore sold it to a collector for $3000.00 (US) without his knowledge or consent. Armstrong demanded that if Sizemore did not either return the hair in question or donate the proceeds to a charity of Armstrong's choice, he would take legal action against him. Since Sizemore could not get the hair back, he donated the proceeds to the charity of Armstrong's choosing.
9 For the record, it was Neil Armstrong's left foot that first made contact with the surface of the moon.
10 A crater on the moon is named Armstrong after him.
11 Has three children: Eric (born 1957), Karen (1959-1961) and Mark (born 1963).
12 The first man to walk on the Moon also holds the record for the greatest distance between target landing area and actual landing: in March 1966, Gemini 8 came down near Okinawa, but the intended target was the Caribbean, a distance of at least eight and a half thousand miles (13,000+ km).
13 On July 20, 1969, at 10:56 pm EDT, he stepped down from the Lunar Excursion Module Eagle and became the first man to set foot on the moon.
14 NASA realized after the Apollo 11 mission had returned to Earth that they had no good pictures of the First Man on the Moon to show to the world. Astronaut Buzz Aldrin said later: "As the sequence of lunar operations evolved, Neil had the camera most of the time, and the majority of pictures taken on the Moon that include an astronaut are of me. It wasn't until we were back on Earth and in the lunar receiving laboratory, looking over the pictures, that we realized there were few pictures of Neil. My fault, perhaps, but we had never simulated this in our training.".
15 Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street in Hollywood, California on January 14, 1993.
16 Astronauts Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin planted a plaque on the lunar surface on July 20, 1969. It reads: "Here men from the planet Earth first set foot upon the Moon, July 1969 AD. We came in peace for all mankind.".
17 Is a Brother of Phi Delta Theta Fraternity.
18 NASA Astronaut. Selected in the second group of astronauts. Flew jets during Korean War. Flew X-15 rocket plane. On Gemini 8 in 1966, he flew with Dave Scott conducting the first docking of a manned vehicle with an Agena target vehicle. On Apollo 11 in 1969, with Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins, became the first men to land on the moon. Retired from NASA in 1970.

#Quote
1 In my mind, the important thing was that we got four aluminum legs safely down on the surface of the moon while we were still inside the craft. To me, there wasn't a lot of difference between having ten feet of leg between the bottom of the spacecraft in which we were standing and the surface of the moon, and having one inch of neoprene rubber or plastic on the bottom of our boots touching the lunar surface.
2 [commenting of the feasibility of a manned mission to Mars] I suspect that even though the various questions are difficult and many, they are not as difficult and many as those we faced when we started the Apollo (space program) in 1961.
3 The important achievement of Apollo was demonstrating that humanity is not forever chained to this planet and our visions go rather further than that and our opportunities are unlimited.
4 Yeah, I wasn't chosen to be first. I was just chosen to command that flight. Circumstance put me in that particular role. That wasn't planned by anyone.
5 Houston, Tranquillity Base here. The Eagle has landed. [First message to the Earth from the Apollo 11 lunar module Eagle after landing on the Moon, 20 July 1969]
6 It suddenly struck me that that tiny pea, pretty and blue, was the Earth. I put up 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.
7 That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind. [First words spoken on the moon. The speech as written by his wife read, "That's one small step for a man, a giant leap for mankind". Unfortunately, he forgot the a in the between for and man, thus changing the meaning.]


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