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Neil Armstrong: 1930 – 2012

Neil Armstrong poses with an X-15 aircraft at the Dryden Flight Research Center in California, in this undated handout photo courtesy of NASA.

Neil Armstrong: 1930 – 2012

U.S.

astronaut Neil Armstrong, who took a giant leap for mankind when he

became the first person to walk on the moon, has died at the age of 82,

his family said on Aug. 25.