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Neil Armstrong Death: Celebrities React to the Astronaut’s Passing

Gabrielle Chung | August 26, 2012 - 11:24 am

The world lost a living legend Saturday when Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk the moon, passed away at the age 82 — prompting an outpour of praise for famed pilot and engineer from celebrities, politicians, and even fellow astronauts.

Armstrong first made history when he commanded the Apollo 11 spacecraft to land… More »

Neil Armstrong, First Man on the Moon, Dies at Age 82

Gabrielle Chung | August 25, 2012 - 3:25 pm

Neil Armstrong — the first astronaut to walk on the moon — passed away Saturday at the age of 82.

The famous astronaut commanded the Apollo 11 spacecraft that landed on the moon on July 20, 1969, and he was famously quoted in calling the expedition “one giant leap for mankind” during the… More »