Penguin Putnam On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong stepped on the moon and, to an audience of over 450 million people, proclaimed his step a "giant leap for mankind." This Eagle Scout built his own model planes as a little boy and then grew up to be a test pilot for experimental aircraft before becoming an astronaut. Over 80 black-and-white illustrations bring Armstrong's story to life.
Baker & Taylor A biography of the first astronaut to walk on the moon, covering his childhood, training as a fighter pilot, and career at NASA.
Baker & Taylor Foil cover accents and artwork inspired by Neil Armstrong's life complement a timely entry in the best-selling series that includes coverage of his early years as an Eagle Scout, the model planes that inspired his career and his pre-astronaut contributions as an experimental test pilot.