On August 29, , Armstrong saw action in the Korean War as an escort for a photo reconnaissance plane over Songjin. Armstrong used to autograph everything except first day covers. Flight 90 spaceflight Flight 91 spaceflight, program altitude record Flight program speed record Flight fatality, Adams.
He was released from active duty on August 23, , but remained in the reserves, and was promoted to lieutenant junior grade on May 9, The first was a code alarm, and even with their extensive training, neither Armstrong nor Aldrin knew what this code meant. Johnson asked Armstrong and his wife to take part in a day goodwill tour of South America. He chaired the board through the company's merger with EDO Corporation , until his retirement in
Associated Press. In , he made a rare public criticism of the decision to cancel the Ares I launch vehicle and the Constellation Moon landing program. Archived from the original on February 25, Based on the normal crew rotation, Armstrong would command Apollo 11,  with one change: