30 rarest photos of Neil Armstrong
The Gemini 8 mission was a three day planned mission which lasted only one day due to a stuck thruster which caused the spacecraft to spin. This problem ended the hope for early planned space walk.
Buzz Aldrin. Quotes about Neil Armstrong ”the best pilot I ever knew.” Neil Armstrong is Seen in X-15 rocket plane.
Neil Armstrong got selected in a second group of astronauts at NASA in 1962. They called themselves the “Next Nine”
Armstrong during Survival training with the first American astronaut in orbit John Glenn (left)
Picture of Neil Armstrong while working with parachute lines
Armstrong as a command pilot of Gemini 8 along with David Scott who later was the seventh man to walk on the moon.
The spacesuit that Neil Armstrong wore for the Gemini 8 mission
Gemini 8 mission by Neil Armstrong was marked as the first American Civilian to be put in orbit .
Neil Armstrong and David Scott splashed down east of Okinawa and south of Yokosuka, Japan. They Survived the first ever critical in space emergency for United States spacecraft.
Two Days after the return on earth Neil Armstrong was assigned backup crew duty, Charles Conrad and Richard Gordon. Both of them where now the prime Astronauts assigned duty to fly the Gemini 11 mission.
Apollo Spacesuit that he would wear on the Moon.
Neil Armstrong practiced every move that he would make on the lunar surface
Neil Armstrong in the “Flying Bedstead,”
Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin had this camera on their chests while their mission on the lunar surface
Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin took 123 photographs during their 2 hour and 36 minute moonwalk.
Neil Armstrong with fellow astronaut Don Lind in Kennedy Space Center’s Flight Crew Training Building, July 10, 1969.
Neil Armstrong Suiting Up for Apollo 11 Launch. NASA invited artist Paul Calle to document the scene.
Neil Armstrong Leading the crew of the Apollo 11 lunar landing mission on July 16, 1969.
Buzz Aldrin took Neil Armstrongs Picture just an hour into the mission.
Clearer picture of Neil Armstrong After the moon walk . the smiling face of Armstrong standing by his window while being on the lunar surface.
Neil Armstrong and his crew returned to Earth on July 24, 1969. they were quarantined for the suspicion of ”moon germs” that could be hazardous to life on Earth.
After three weeks of being quarantined Apollo 11 crew were given clean health bill
After his return from moon Neil announced that he would not fly in space again. Although he remained in NASA head quarter as the deputy associate administrator for aeronautics
Neil Armstrong witnesses a shuttle launch with his wife . neil Armstrong retired from NASA in 1971 and became a professor of aerospace engineering. Later he became the chairman of a company that provided flight operations management solutions.
The first man on the moon Neil Armstrong(left) is seen standing with the last man on the moon Eugene Cerman (right)