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Discover the lives of pioneers, past and present, in the TRAILBLAZERS series. From scientists to activists, inventors to athletes, meet the intrepid individuals whose achievements have had a big impact on our planet.
How did Neil Armstrong become the first person to set foot on the moon? Long before that astonishing day in 1969, Armstrong was already dreaming of journeys above the clouds, visiting air shows and gaining his pilot’s license aged just fifteen. Find out how this flight-obsessed astronaut went on to take one of the most momentous steps in history.
A fun and informative biography, packed with little-known trivia, fascinating facts and lively illustrations.