RIP Neil Armstrong: First man on the moon passes awayAugust 26, 2012 by: vehiclepassion.com
American astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first person to walk on the moon passed away on Saturday. He was 82.
According to reports, he died after he underwent a heart-bypass surgery and suffered complications from it.
Armstrong died just two days after his birthday on August 5.
Armstrong was the commander of the Apollo 11 mission. When he landed on moon on July 20, 1969, he said: “That’s one small step for (a) man, one giant leap for mankind.”
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