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Neil Armstrong

This photo shows a Sunday, July 20, 1969 news flash from The Associated Press detailing the news that astronauts, includiing Neil A. Armstrong, had landed on the surface of the moon. The family of Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, says he died Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012, at age 82. (AP Photo)

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.