Neil Armstrong, First Man on the Moon, Is Dead at 82
By ASSOCIATED PRESS
Published: August 25, 2012 69 Comments
Mr. Armstrong died after complications from cardiovascular procedures, according to a statement from his family. The statement did not say where he died. He lived in Cincinnati.
Mr. Armstrong commanded the Apollo 11 spacecraft that landed on the moon on July 20, 1969, capping the most daring of the 20th century’s scientific expeditions. His first words after setting foot on the surface are etched in history books and the memories of those who heard them in a live broadcast.
Sources: Associated Press, The New York Times.
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