Who Was Neil Armstrong by Roberta Edwards

  • Author: Roberta Edwards
  • Illustrator: Nancy Harrison
  • Illustrator: Stephen Marchesi

SKU: 3577764

Did Neil Armstrong really have the right stuff to walk across the moon?
On July 20, 1969, before an audience of over 450 million televised viewers, Neil Armstrong became the first man to set foot on the moon. He announced,  "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind."
Journey back through his early life and see how the young Eagle Scout built his own model planes, then grew up to be a test pilot for experimental aircraft before he became a world famous astronaut. This book is packed with over 80 black-and-white illustrations to help bring his story to life.
Chapters include:
- Who Is Neil Armstrong?
- A Boy Who Loved Flying
- Real Planes
- The Wider World
- Test Pilot
- The Space Race
- Astronaut Neil Armstrong
- First Voyage in Space
- Next Stop--the Moon
- Moon Walk
- Returning Home
- Timelines
- Bibliography

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