County resident Brennan recalls time spent with moonwalker as 50th anniversary rolls in - 07-18


Long before astronaut Neil Armstrong was walking on the moon, he was walking to class at Purdue University. Upon returning to earth, Armstrong maintained ties with his alma mater in West Lafayette. For instance, in 1975, he served as grand marshal of the Purdue Grand Prix, a large go-kart race held annually at the school.