It’s Neil Armstrong’s birthday and it’s of course, time to celebrate. This means cake but other than that you need to take into account the features of this icon of an era and how it influenced a timeless era of design.
The first man on the moon was born on the 5th of August of 1930. A landmark on United States history the astronaut, military pilot and educator, made history on July 20, 1969, landing for the first time on the moon.
Owner of the famous quote ” “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind,” Neil Armstrong quote made a powerful and courageous move in the history of mankind.
A proud owner of the Medal of Freedom and the Congressional Space Medal of Honor, Neil Armstrong contributed to the vast knowledge of what one of the most controversial themes of an era: the moon.
In one of the few interviews of one of the most astronauts of all time, Armstrong quoted that the moon is something to be wondered by – “It’s a brilliant surface in that sunlight. The horizon seems quite close to you because the curvature is so much more pronounced than here on earth. It’s an interesting place to be. I recommend it.”
A camera-shy personality, in the late years of the astronaut, committed to space exploration, but not before leaving a legacy in a movie and book form. In 2005, First Man: The Life of Neil A.Armstrong, written by James R. Hansen. The authorized biography Neil Armstrong movie was later adapted to the big screen, hitting theatres in 2018. Directed by Damien Chazelle, the film had Ryan Gosling as Armstrong, with Claire Foy, Jason Clarke and Kyle Chandler in supporting roles.
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