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  • Neil Armstrong: First Man on the Moon Dies

    Members of the U.S. Navy ceremonial guard hold an American flag over the cremated remains of Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong during a burial at sea service aboard the USS Philippine Sea on Sept. 14, 2012, in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Florida.
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  • Neil Armstrong: First Man on the Moon Dies

    US Navy Lieutenant Commander Paul Nagy, USS Philippine Sea, and Carol Armstrong, wife of Neil Armstrong, commit the ashes of Neil Armstrong to sea during service held onboard the USS Philippine Sea on Sept. 14, 2012, in the Atlantic off the Florida coast.
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  • Neil Armstrong: First Man on the Moon Dies

    Carol Armstrong, wife of Neil Armstrong, Eric "Rick" Armstrong, his son, and other family members bow their heads during Armstrong's burial at sea, Sept. 14, 2012, in the Atlantic Ocean.
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  • Neil Armstrong

    Neil Armstrong, the astronaut who became first to walk on the moon as commander of Apollo 11, died on Aug. 25, 2012. He was 82 years old. Armstrong is shown in this image from NASA Dryden Flight Research Center Photo Collection dated 1958.
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  • Neil Armstrong

    NASA research pilot Neil Armstrong is seen following a mission in the first X-15 rocket plane at the Dryden Flight Research Center 1969.
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  • Neil Armstrong

    Astronauts Neil A. Armstrong (left), command pilot, and David R. Scott, pilot, the Gemini 8 prime crew, during a photo session outside the Kennedy Space Center (KSC) Mission Control Center March 11, 1966.
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  • Neil Armstrong

    Neil Armstrong at Lunar Landing Research Facility at the NASA Langley Research Center, February 12, 1969.
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  • Neil Armstrong Dead:

    Apollo 11 Commander Neil Armstrong prepares to put on his helmet with the assistance of a spacesuit technician during suiting operations in the Manned Spacecraft Operations Building (MSOB) prior to the astronauts' departure to Launch Pad 39A.
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  • Neil Armstrong

    Neil Armstrong's footprint is seen on the moon 1969.
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  • Neil Armstrong

    Apollo 11 Commander Neil Armstrong working at an equipment storage area on the lunar module. This is one of the few photos that show Armstrong during the moonwalk.
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  • Neil Armstrong

    Neil Armstrong, donned in his space suit, poses for his official Apollo 11 portrait.
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  • Neil Armstrong

    President Richard M. Nixon was in the central Pacific recovery area to welcome the Apollo 11 astronauts aboard the U.S.S. Hornet, prime recovery ship for the historic Apollo 11 lunar landing mission. Already confined to the Mobile Quarantine Facility (MQF) are (left to right) Neil A. Armstrong, commander; Michael Collins, command module pilot; and Edwin E. Aldrin Jr., lunar module pilot.
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  • Neil Armstrong

    Here the quarantined Apollo 11 crew members (l to r) Armstrong, Collins, and Aldrin, and U.S. President Richard Milhous Nixon share laughs over a comment made by fellow astronaut Frank Borman, Apollo 8 commander.
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  • Neil Armstrong

    NASA Administrator Michael Griffin presented the NASA Ambassadors of Exploration award to Neil Armstrong (pictured). Armstrong received the award that includes a moon rock to recognize the sacrifices and dedication of the astronauts and others who were part of the Mercury, Gemini and Apollo programs.
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  • Neil Armstrong

    President George W. Bush meets with Apollo 11 crew members (Left to Right) Command Module Pilot, Michael Collins, Commander, Neil A. Armstrong, and Lunar Module Pilot, Edwin E. Aldrin Jr. in the White House Oval Office. July 21, 2004.
    NASA/Bill Ingalls
  • Neil Armstrong

    Apollo 11 Commander Neil Armstrong speaks to Congress at a ceremony that honored fellow astronauts John Glenn, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins. Each received a Congressional Gold Medals during the ceremony in the Capitol Rotunda on Nov. 16, 2011.
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