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Neil Armstrong - Armstrong made his First Test Flight

Time: Tuesday Mar 1, 1955

Place: Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.

Details: Following his graduation from Purdue, Armstrong became an experimental research test pilot. He applied at the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) High-Speed Flight Station at Edwards Air Force Base. NACA had no open positions, and forwarded his application to the Lewis Flight Propulsion Laboratory in Cleveland, where Armstrong made his first test flight on March 1, 1955.



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March 1955

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Friday Mar 11, 1955 - Washington D.C., U.S.
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