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Large historic pen sketch drawn and signed by Neil Armstrong will be in University Archives' Sept. 28 auction

Neil Armstrong became the first person to walk on the Moon during Apollo 11 exactly 53 years ago today. A year later, Armstrong was still required to give an oral thesis defense for his master’s in aeronautical engineering at USC. He passed.

5 Things You May Not Have Known About Neil Armstrong

Neil Armstrong while in the USSR collected a handful of soil from outside a Ukrainian man's house in Siberia to acknowledge that man's contribution to Apollo-11 Moon Mission

As a boy, Neil Armstrong worked at the local pharmacy for 40 cents/ hour in order to pay for $9/hr flight lessons, taking him about 22 to 23 hours of work for each lesson. Teenage Neil also witnessed the crash of a young pilot, who died in Neil's arms after he lifted him out of a cockpit

After Neil Armstrong's death, his sons put hundreds of items they inherited from their parents on auction, pulling in $14.69 million. Neil Armstrong owned pieces of fabric from Wright Flyer, and Apollo 11 gold medal that sold for $2.04 million

Neil Armstrong was given the option to replace Buzz Aldrin with Jim Lovell because NASA was aware that "Aldrin's personality grated on several of the other astronauts". Armstrong kept Aldrin and felt Lovell deserved to command his own moon mission, the ill-fated Apollo 13

Pinch of moon dust collected by Neil Armstrong during Apollo 11 mission bought for $500,000

Moon Dust Collected By Neil Armstrong On Apollo 11 Heads To Auction – After NASA Lost Legal Battle To Keep It

Neil Armstrong: First man on the moon

NASA Dedicates Facility To Honor Neil Armstrong’s Legacy – World’s Most Powerful Space Simulation Chambers

NASA dedicates Ohio test facility for first moonwalker Neil Armstrong

Michael Collins, Apollo 11 astronaut, dies at 90. He circled around the moon when Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin took their giant leap on moon.

A Neil Armstrong for Mars: Landing the Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover

Apollo landers, Neil Armstrong’s bootprint and other human artifacts on Moon officially protected by new US law

NASA Plum Brook test facility renamed for astronaut Neil Armstrong