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Neil Armstrong: The First Man on the Moon


Staff writers
August 27, 2012 — Neil Armstrong passed away on August 25 2012. He was 82 years old and is the first man in human history to step foot on the moon.


Neil Armstrong passed away on August 25 (Photo Courtesy: NASA)
Neil Armstrong passed away on August 25 (Photo Courtesy: NASA)

Many people aren't aware that the famous Apollo 11 mission that landed Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on the moon needed some hands on intervention at the last minute. 

Astronomer Andrew Yee spoke to The Weather Network and shared the story about how Armstrong had to take control of the Eagle himself, to safely land the spacecraft on the surface of the moon.

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