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Many notable Americans are former Boy Scouts or Eagle Scouts. Neil Armstrong earned the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout.  Armstrong, commander, in the Lunar Module during the Apollo 11 lunar landing mission on July 20, 1969.

Neil Armstrong 1930 - The First Man On The Moon. astronaut Neil Armstrong smiles in the lunar module after his historic moonwalk is pictured in this NASA handout photo.

Apollo 11 launch at Cape Canaveral / Ralph Crane

Father and son observe Apollo 11 launch, the spaceflight which landed the first humans, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, on the Moon on July 1969 ~ photograph by Ralph Crane

Apollo 11 Buzz Aldrin

Alcohol Inks on Yupo

Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin – The Second Man on the Moon

It was on July 1969 that the world huddled around their black and white TV sets to watch Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walk on the moon. Aldrin, a native New Jerseyan, was the second man to walk upon the lunar service.

Wernher von Braun (March 23, 1912 - June 16, 1977) in his new office at Nasa Headquarters 1970 during the Apollo Moon landings era.

Wernher von Braun (March 23 1912 - June in his new office at Nasa Headquarters 1970 during the Apollo Moon landings era.

The Queen sent a message of congratulations to Apollo 11 astronauts for the first moon landing on July 21, 1969. The message was microfilmed and deposited on the moon in a metal container. Here she is meeting the Apollo 11 Astronauts after their trip to the moon in 1969 - an ice-blue satin cocktail dress ensures that she is seen against the black of their suits...

Queen Elizabeth II with the Apollo 11 astronauts at Buckingham Palace, Left to right: Michael Collins, Neil Armstrong and Edwin 'Buzz' Aldrin

Astronaut John Glenn on board a ship after his successful space flight in the Mercury space capsule Friendship 7 - he has to have been the sexiest man alive in the early 60's

John Glenn’s 1962 orbit aboard Friendship 7

Astronaut John Glenn on board a ship after his successful space flight in the Mercury space capsule Friendship 7 - he has to have been the sexiest man alive in the early

NASA Mercury Space Program - These 3 were chosen to complete the first Mercury Flights. Glenn (1st American to Orbit Earth), Grissom and Shepherd (1st American in Space)

NASA Mercury Space Program - These 3 were chosen to complete the first Mercury Flights. Glenn American to Orbit Earth), Grissom and Shepherd American in Space) ~ETS

Apollo 10 crew with their Emmys. The only astronaut group to win an Emmy. They won for First Colored Images from space. Stafford Air and Space Museum, Weatherford, OK

Apollo 10 crew with their Emmys. The only astronaut group to win an Emmy. They won for First Colored Images from space. Stafford Air and Space Museum, Weatherford, OK

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