RIP the first man on the moon, Neil Armstrong

The astronaut who stepped on the moon for the first time, Neil Armstrong, has died at the age of 82. NBC news reported that Armstrong died due to the complications after a heart surgery.

Neil Armstrong and his colleague Buzz Aldrin walked on the Moon on July 20, 1969 on a NASA’s Apollo 11 space mission. Armstrong was the commander of the Apollo 11 spacecraft.

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Armstrong’s statement after landing – "That’s one small step for (a) man, one giant leap for mankind," is one of the most popular statements in the world.

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File Photo of Neil Armstrong, NASA

 

armstrong_on_july16Apollo 11 commander Neil A. Armstrong preparing to board the Saturn V space vehicle for the beginning of his mission to the moon on July 16, 1969. (NASA)

We wish the soul of Neil Armstrong rests in peace!

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