First Man on the Moon
The first man on the Moon was an American astronaut called Neil Armstrong (1930 – 2012), who flew on board the Apollo 11 mission in 1969. Neil Armstrong was a fighter pilot, who then retrained as an astronaut. After the moon landing, Neil Armstrong became famous across the world.
Along with the two other astronauts, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins, he took part in celebratory parades and interviews, as well as travelling to many countries to talk about their experience.