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Neil Armstrong's Accomplishments

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“This is one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” this is one out of many famous quotes of Neil Armstrong. Neil Armstrong was the first man to walk on the moon. He was flown into space out of NASA on the spacecraft Apollo. NASA stands for National Aerobatics and Space Administration. They have sent many missions into space to gather information, including Spirit and Opportunity , the Apollos, and Gemini. Spirit and Opportunity, the Apollos, and Gemini were very successful. They all found something new; a spinoff, had a goal that they achieved, and most importantly helped the world discover more about the universe around the Earth.
Many experts say that at one point Mars contained life. Countless numbers of missions have been sent to Mars to see if life could really exist. Two rovers in particular were Spirit and Opportunity. The rover Spirit was launched out of NASA on June 10, 2003, and Opportunity was launched on July 7, 2003. When they landed on Mars in 2004, they were able to come upon a variety of rocks that indicated that Mars was defined by impacts, explosive volcanism, and subsurface water. Odd-looking bright patches of soil turned out to be extremely salty and affected by past water. Not only did this mission get us closer to finding out if life existed on Mars it helped us
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Apollo was one of the most successful space missions out of NASA. The Apollo Program started in 1963 and ended in 1972. Apollos 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, and 17 succeeded in the goal of landing men on the Moon . One out of several spinoffs from the Apollo program was freeze dried foods. Freeze drying foods preserves nutritional value and taste, but most importantly increases shelf life. This solved the problem of what to feed astronauts during a long mission. Today freeze dried foods are used all over the world to expand the shelf life of
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