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Neil Armstrong: 1930 – 2012

Former astronaut Neil Armstrong, commander of Apollo 11, testifies before the House Science and Technology committee hearing on Review of the Proposed National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Human Space Flight Plan, on Capitol Hill in Washington May 26, 2010.

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.