Few men or women have personally explored space, but for many, the definitive astronaut is Armstrong the first man to ever step foot on the moon following the successful Apollo 11 moon landing.
While this is a monumental feat in technological development, the mission is also responsible for inspiring many of the millions who watched the coverage to discover that inner-explorer. For many, the idea of space travel was merely a dream but after Armstrong brought humanity to our natural satellite, it brought home the power of possibility.
Tools designed to ensure computer code in smart cars does not crash has been inspired by hungry penguins.
The rounded sleeping capsules send guests drifting into ocean before arriving on desert island by morning.
Sitting on the saddle activates the part of the brain responsible for learning, a study has claimed.
Scientists are appealing for more people to donate their brains for research after they die.
Life on Earth may have arrived from Mars on an asteroid, scientists have claimed.
Lunar mission scheduled at the end of 2017 could find out if beer can be brewed on the moon.
A bottle used to teach children how far litter can travel ended up on Scottish beach after 8,700-mile journey.
x Share us on Facebook