Neil Armstrong

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Fill in the blanks with the missing sentences to complete the article


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  1. last spaceflight was as commander of Apollo 11

  2. spent two and a half hours outside the spacecraft

  3. made his first space flight as pilot of Gemini 8

  4. the first person to walk on the Moon

  5. his crewmates received several medals


Neil Alden Armstrong (August 5, 1930 – August 25, 2012) was an American astronaut and .

Armstrong joined NASA in 1962 and in March 1966. He became NASA's first civilian astronaut to fly in space. Armstrong's second and , the first manned Moon landing mission in July 1969. Along with Buzz Aldrin, they landed on the lunar surface and .

When they returned to earth, Armstrong and for their courage.

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  1. Would you like to travel to space? Why or why not?

  2. Do you think there is life on other planets? Why or why not?

  3. Do you think humans will be able to live on the moon or any other planet? Why or why not?

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