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Neil Armstrong: The Real Right Stuff: 1955 – 1962

October 16, 2012

Famed Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first man on the moon, was an engineering research test pilot at the NACA High-Speed Flight Station, later the NASA Flight Research Center, at Edwards from 1955 through 1962. This video recalls some of the many contributions he made to aerospace research during his seven-year stint at the center before he was selected for NASA’s astronaut corps.

credit:  NASA