Neil Armstrong, a video look back at a space pioneer

Neil Armstrong headshot, as NASA astronaut

Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, has died at the age of 82. For young technology followers, Armstrong’s name may seem a little distant. But his journey to the moon in 1969 inspired many of our best and brightest to take giant leaps and push mankind forward. He came to represent American determination and our drive to achieve greatness.

Here’s a quick video look back at Armstrong starting with his iconic landing on the moon in 1969:

In May 2012, he gave an interview for the Certified Practicing Accountants of Australia:

Armstrong in 2009 spoke after he was awarded a Congressional Gold medal:

60 Minutes got an interview with Armstrong in 2005:

Here’s an interview the BBC had with Armstrong in 1970:

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