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By: Christopher C.
Michigan, Age 10

Neil Armstrong was on the space mission to the moon. It was the first time that a human was going to be on the moon! That was the mission that caused 5 more apollo space missions. I know that the shuttle aws launched on July 20, 1969.

Before Neil was a astronaut he was a test pilot, a combat flyer and a business man. He risked his life in the Korean war. That was one of the reasons he became a U.S. astronaut.

The apollo mission was going to be launched. Over 600 million people were watching him go into space. Neil is still alive today and he is still a part of nasa.

Neil armstrong was also launched on the gemini program and that was 3 years before the apollo 11 mission.