In 1969, Apollo 11 commander Neil Armstrong became the first person to set foot on the Moon.
He was awarded a Congressional Space Medal of Honor for his efforts and has been decorated by 17 countries in total. Shortly after Apollo 11, Armstrong announced he would not be flying into space again.
For one year he served as Deputy Associate Administrator for Aeronautics, NASA Headquarters and then went on to teach at the Department of Aerospace Engineering at the University of Cincinnati between 1971 and 1979. From 1982 until 1992 he was chairman of Computing Technologies for Aviation Inc.
A cover of a July 28, 1969 edition of Newsweek (the same month as the Apollo 11 Moon mission) featuring a dedicated in-period autograph from cover star Neil Armstrong. From the Abraham Lincoln Collection of Randall Salas. Features a letter of provenance from Mr Salas.
Free global shipping. 28-day returns.