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Astronaut Neil Armstrong Dies At 82

According to NBC News, Neil Armstrong, the first man on the moon, has died at age 82. He died at 2:45 p.m. on Saturday, suffering complications following his recent cardiac bypass surgery.
Jannette Vega Rivera
Jannette Vega Rivera • 1 year ago

Astronaut Neil A. Armstrong, wearing an Extravehicular Mobility Unit, participates in a simulation of deploying and using lunar tools on the surface of the moon during a training exercise in bldg 9 on April 22, 1969. Armstrong is the commander of the Apollo 11 lunar landing mission.

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The Apollo 11 crew on May 1, 1969: Neil Armstrong, (L) Mission Commander and 1st man to step on the moon, Buzz Aldrin, (R), the Lunar Module Pilot and Michael Collins, (C) Command Module pilot (Credit: REUTERS-NASA-Handout)

Astronaut Neil Armstrong received the first Congressional Space Medal of Honor one of six astronauts, was awarded for his performance during the Gemini 8 mission and the Apollo 11 mission when he became the first human to set foot upon the moon.

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