Happy B'Day Neil Armstrong: Some interesting facts about first human to walk the moon
Neil Armstrong was the first human to walk on the moon during NASA Apollo 11 mission on July 20, 1969
Neil from childhood was interested in aeroplanes and space. He got his student pilot's license when he was just 16
At the age of 17, he went to study aeronautical engineering in an university
When Neil landed on the moon, he stated, "That's one small step for man, one giant step for mankind"
He walked a distance of 60 metres on the surface of the moon
Neil and his crew launched the rocket named 'Saturn V rocket' which was as tall as 36-storey building
Neil won many awards for his exceptional journey and died in 2012