― Description : ∙ History will remember Neil Armstrong, foremost, as the first human to step foot on another heavenly body. But his NASA family and many admirers worldwide will forever appreciate him for more than just that one, albeit world-changing, accomplishment. ∙ Neil A. Armstrong was born in Wapakoneta, Ohio, on August 5, 1930. He began his NASA career in Ohio. ∙ After serving as a naval aviator from 1949 to 1952, Armstrong joined the National Advisory Committee for [...].