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H.Res. 784: Celebrating the life and achievements of Neil A. Armstrong, a United States patriot who humbly and selflessly served his country, State, and community as a naval... Read More

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This resolution was introduced on Sep 13, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not passed.

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RESOLUTION

Celebrating the life and achievements of Neil A. Armstrong, a United States patriot who humbly and selflessly served his country, State, and community as a naval aviator, test pilot, astronaut, aeronautical engineer, university professor, and businessman.

Whereas Neil A. Armstrong was born on August 5, 1930, in Wapakoneta, Ohio; Whereas Neil A. Armstrong earned his flight certificate at 16 years of age; Whereas Neil A. Armstrong was a Boy Scout and earned the rank of Eagle Scout; Whereas Neil A. Armstrong graduated from Blume High School in 1947; Whereas Neil A. Armstrong served as a naval aviator from 1949 to 1952; Whereas Neil A. Armstrong flew 78 combat missions in the Korean War; Whereas Neil A. Armstrong graduated from Purdue University in 1955 with a Bachelor of Science degree in aeronautical engineering; Whereas Neil A. Armstrong worked for the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) in 1955; Whereas Neil A. Armstrong flew over 200 models of aircraft, from gliders to jets, as a research pilot at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base, California; Whereas Neil A. Armstrong joined the NASA Astronaut Corp in 1962; Whereas Neil A. Armstrong was assigned as the command pilot for the Gemini 8 mission, which was launched on March 16, 1966; Whereas Neil A. Armstrong, as the command pilot for the Gemini 8 mission, became the first person to successfully navigate the docking of two vehicles in space; Whereas Neil A. Armstrong was assigned as...

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