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Moon Landing

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Transcript of Moon Landing

The first steps on the moon
Thanks for Listening
The First Moon Landing
The Astronauts

1930- *
1930- *
The Space Race
This was a subplot to the Cold War

The U.S didn't want to lose against the U.S.S.R

The UdSSR had already sent the Sputnik I into space and the first animal a month later
July 4, 1969
Apollo 11
On the moon
"That's one small step for [a] man, one giant leap for mankind."

two and a half hours

collecting specimens

planted an American flag in the soil
The Trip Back
A switch had broken off

They used a pen to activate it

They start with the eagle without
any further problems

They docked at the CM

Disgusted in the direction of earth

Landed in the Pacific Ocean

Taken aboard on the USS Hornet

17 days quarantine

Just a Fake?
no stars in background
Evidences of Fraud
NASA’s replies
Apollo 11
John F. Kennedy
"We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard, because that goal will serve to organize and measure the best of our energies and skills..."

-President Kennedy, September 12, 1962
College years
1947: began studying aeronautical engineering at Purdue University​

Also accepted to the MIT​

Studied for 2 years​

Returned at Purdue after his Navy Service

Completed the last 2 years of the degree​

1955: Bachelor

1970: Master
Neil Armstrong
Navy Service
Call-up arrived on January 26, 1949

Commision for 3 years ​

18 months of flight training​

Fully qualified Naval Aviator​

In the Korean War his plain was hit​
- Rescued himself​

78 missions over Korea​

Mostly Recon Flights
Neil Armstrong
Test Pilot
Neil Armstrong
applied at the NACA High-Speed Flight Station at Edwards Air Force Base​
- No open positions​
- his application sent to the Lewis Flight Propulsion Laboratory

1955: A position as an test pilot at the NACA became available​
- he tested many planes​
- his principal responsibilty was to constructively improve the tested planes​

Time at the NASA
Neil Armstrong
17. September 1962: chosen for the second astronaut team

Special field: simulators​

Gemini 5: back-up Command Pilot​

Gemini 8: Command Pilot​

Gemini 11: back-up Command Pilot​

Apollo 11: Commander
Honors and ​awards
Personal life
Neil Armstrong
January 28, 1956: married Janet Shearon ​

1957: first son Eric was born​

1959: daughter Karen was born​
- January 1962: Karen died​

1963: second son Mark was born ​

1994: Janet divorced him​

June 12, 1994: married Carol Held Knight​

August 25, 2012: Neil Armstrong died at the age of 82
Neil Armstrong
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