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Neil Alden Armstrong was born on August 5, 1930 in Wapakoneta, Ohio. He holds a degree in aeronautical engineering and a masters degree in aerospace engineering. From 1949 to 1952, Armstrong was a naval aviator. Upon leaving military service, he became a test pilot. He was selected as a member of the astronaut corps in 1962. His first space flight in 1966 was Gemini 8. During this flight, he and David Scott performed the first docking in space .
On July 20, 1969 Armstrong as Commander of Apollo 11 and fellow astronaut Edwin Aldrin touched down on the lunar surface. As Armstrong became the first person to step on to the Moon's surface, he spoke the immortal phrase, "That's one small step for a man; one giant leap for mankind".