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Neil Armstrong, the first person to step on the moon, uttered the legendary statement: "That's one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind." This thrilling book explains how a young boy from Ohio became arguably the most famous astronaut of all time. A pilot by the time he was 16, Armstrong served in the Korean War before joining the US space program. Readers will learn the amazing story of the journey to the moon and gain an understanding of how perilous that mission really was. Armstrong's interviews, writings, and other insights are interspersed throughout this must-read volume.