Sadly on the 25th of August, Neil Armstrong an American hero died from complications from heart surgery. He was a great American hero because of what he did. He was the first man to step on the moon. Everyone in the world tuned in to watch him and his space - rocket land on the moon.
Neil Armstrong’s greatest achievements was obviously his landing on the moon. “One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind”, proclaimed Neil Armstrong as he stepped out onto the Moon. History was made in 1969. He was the commander of Apollo 11. When people said that he was a hero, he tried to avoid the limelight because he didn’t like being famous.