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Neil Armstrong: First Man on the Moon (2012)

On the 21st July 1969 Neil Armstrong became the first human being to set foot on another world. Learning to fly just as the super-sonic era dawned, and honing his piloting skills flying ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Samuel West ... Himself - Narrator (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Buzz Aldrin ... Himself - Apollo 11 Lunar Module Pilot
Carol Armstrong Carol Armstrong ... Herself - Neil's Second Wife
Dean Armstrong Dean Armstrong ... Himself - Neil's Brother
Janet Armstrong ... Herself - Neil's First Wife
Mark Armstrong ... Himself - Neil's Younger Son
Neil Armstrong ... Himself (archive footage)
Rick Armstrong Rick Armstrong ... Himself - Neil's Elder Son
Michael Collins ... Himself - Apollo 11 Command Module Pilot (as Mike Collins)
Pat Collins Pat Collins ... Herself - Wife of Mike Collins
Charles Duke ... Himself - Apollo 11 Cap-Com (as Charlie Duke)
June Hoffman June Hoffman ... Herself - Neil's Sister
Ron Huston Ron Huston ... Himself - Neil's Boss, University of Cincinnati
Dave Scott ... Himself - Apollo 9 Command Module Pilot
Kotcho Solacoff Kotcho Solacoff ... Himself - Neil's Best Friend
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On the 21st July 1969 Neil Armstrong became the first human being to set foot on another world. Learning to fly just as the super-sonic era dawned, and honing his piloting skills flying Navy combat missions over North Korea, Armstrong was a product of his time. With additional experience as an elite, rocket-powered, X-15 test pilot he had just the right skill set NASA was looking for in 1961, when they recruited their second group of astronauts to shoot for the Moon. Achieving the first Moon landing and taking that first step onto its surface just eight years later, not only transformed human history, but also it changed Armstrong's own life as well. Drawing on private family archives and told through a series of intimate interviews, this is the story of the real Neil Armstrong, by those who loved, lived and worked with 'the first man on the Moon'. Written by DSP

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English

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30 December 2012 (UK) See more »

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