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Neil Alden Armstrong, first human on the Moon, dies

 

Neil Alden Armstrong

August 5, 1930 – August 25, 2012

 American NASA astronaut, test pilot, aerospace engineer, university professor, United States Naval Aviator, and the first person to set foot upon the Moon.

“Neil Armstrong was also a reluctant American hero who always believed he was just doing his job,” said a statement from his family.

That’s one small step for Man, one giant step for Mankind
Neil Armstrong from the Moon, July 20, 1969

President Obama’s Statement on Neil Armstrong’s Death

NASA Administrator Statement on Neil Armstrong’s Death

Buzz Aldrin’s Statement on the Death of Neil Armstrong