Famous Astronaut Neil Armstrong Used to Live in This El Lago, TX Home
We all learned about Neil Armstrong in school as an American astronaut and as the first person to ever walk on the moon in 1969. With that one fact he became famous all over the world, and for his famous saying "That's one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind". Neil Armstrong passed away in 2012 at the age of 82 but is still talked about in classrooms across the world. But many people didn't know that Neil lived in El Lago, Texas when he took that Apollo mission and landed on the moon.
When you look at the photos below you might not be blown away with the size of the home or the fact that it looks like it could be any random house in Texas. But the house was built in 1964 so it was basically brand new when Neil first moved in. It makes sense that he would purchase this home as it's just minutes from the Space Center Houston and NASA Johnson Space Center.
More Details on Neil Armstrong's Former House in Texas
The home was last sold in 2020, not currently for sale but you can still see pictures of the inside. It's a 4 bedroom, 2 1/2 bathroom, 2,560 square foot home. The house is sitting on .39 acre of land and comes with a 6 car garage. The home features high ceilings and has been kept in pretty good condition.
Neil Armstrong's Former Texas House is a Piece of History
While the house is not a gigantic place like you would see with celebrities now but the history that comes with it is pretty cool. He was sitting in this living room discussing and making plans to land on the moon. If you love history, you're going to love checking out these photos.