This book looks at the life of Neil Armstrong, whose childhood fascination with flying would eventually lead him on an extraordinary trip to the moon. Readers will learn about the technology available at that time, the training Apollo 11 astronauls Neil, Buzz Aldrin and Mike Collins underwent, and the events of the 1969 voyage to the moon. A beautifully-presented book on this truly remarkable event. Containing quotation panels, including letters and diary extracts. Also includes a date chart, glossary and index.