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Neil Armstrong: First Man On The Moon Dead

Neil Armstrong: First Man On The Moon Dead

Neil Armstrong, the first man on the Moon has died.

The U.S. astronaut and commander of the Apollo 11 spacecraft was 82-years-old.

Earlier this month he had surgery to relieve blocked coronary arteries.

Neil set foot on the Moon on 20 July, 1969, and famously described the event as “one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” Along with fellow astronaut Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin, the duo spent over two hours walking on the moon together.

Last November, Neil and three other astronauts received the Congressional Gold Medal, the highest U.S. civilian award.

Our deepest condolences go out to Neil‘s friends and family during this difficult time.

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  • Peace



  • Pam


  • LeeSeol

    No Neillll!!

  • Mickey Mouse

    R.I.P. Neil! Hope now you can visit some other awesome places!

  • Carol

    May he rest in peace. He symbolizes something beyond planet Earth.

  • Susan

    My condolences to his family. RIP Neil Armstrong.

  • mlllllllllllle

    Fly me to the moon
    Let me play among the stars
    Let me see what spring is like on
    Jupiter and Mars

  • mlllllllllllle

    Bad week for the Armstrong(s)…

  • dobbi

    Rest In Peace, Mr. Armstrong.

  • kizbit

    What a horrible headline JJ. So cold and unfeeling.

  • Chace

    The word legend is thrown around so free willingly now.
    Neil Armstrong with his courage, modesty – never cheapening his achievement -, grace is deserving.
    RIP Good Sir

  • Joe

    @kizbit: I agree, and he does it every time someone passes.

  • Sayer

    RIP. You shall always be remembered.

  • sharon

    My condolences to his family. He was truly an American hero!

  • Elmer

    what Christine said I didn’t know that some one can get paid $4582 in 1 month on the computer. have you seen this webpage (Click on menu Home more information)

  • Samantha

    Oh, just a pity :(

  • Justine


  • XYZ

    U still believe he was on the moon, u morons?

  • groundcontrol

    My daddy was a space man (engineer) at the Cape from Shepard to the moon. I have wonderful childhood memories of watching launches from my backyard and of my dad bringing home signs that demanded Zero Defects – especially after the horrible Apollo 1 fire.
    Kudos to those who did such a magnificent job with our space program and may Neil Armstrong always be remembered as the brilliant, brave and modest man he was.

  • Neil Fox

    Here is an online memorial to Neil Armstrong – please feel free to light a virtual candle or send
    virtual flowers –

  • gwenda

    he was a true hero and a humble man. RIP.

  • Billie

    RIP. You will be missed here… :(

  • groundcontrol

    I don’t see anything wrong with Jared’s headline. He IS dead. He is not JUST SLEEPING. It is a news story.

  • Spaceguy

    RIP Neil and That courage beats all odd,was a blessed man