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The first human to walk on the moon

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"The moon would be a really neat place to visit" thought Neil Armstrong (Age 6)

"The moon would be a really neat place to visit" thought Neil Armstrong (Age 6)

Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong (left) and Buzz Aldrin talk about the launch of Apollo 11 on the 30th anniversary of the event in 1999

Shy Neil Armstrong snubs Nasa's Moon landing 40th anniversary party

The first man to step onto the Moon will skip a Nasa event commemorating the 40th anniversary of the landmark mission.

Neil Armstrong Pictures - Armstrong practices in Lunar Module simulator  NASA Kennedy Space Center (NASA-KSC)

Neil Armstrong Pictures

Neil A. Armstrong, Commander for the Apollo 11 Moon-landing mission, practices for the historic event in a Lunar Module simulator in the Flight Crew Training building at KSC. Accompanying Armstrong on the Moon flight will be Command Module Pilot Michael Collins and Lunar Module Pilot Edwin E. Aldrin Jr.

Apollo 11 turns 45: A lunar landing anniversary retrospective | Ars Technica Approaching the pad at Baikonur. Visible at bottom are the flame trenches that would channel the first stage's thrust plume.

Apollo 11 turns 45: A lunar landing anniversary retrospective

We look at some lesser-known facts and myths surrounding Armstrong's one small step.

❤ Neil Armstrong, The Only One Among Billions Who Would Step on God's Path Leading to the Moon !!

❤ Neil Armstrong, The Only One Among Billions Who Would Step on God's Path Leading to the Moon !!

Neil Armstrong practices reaching the first rung of the ladder to climb back into the Lunar Module Eagle in this image from July 9, 1969, one week before Apollo 11 launched.

The Incredible Things NASA Did to Train Apollo Astronauts

On the anniversary of the first man on the moon, and days before the final space shuttle mission will end, Wired takes a look at the extraordinary amount of training astronauts go through before they are mission ready.

05/08/1930 nace Neil Armstrong, primer humano en pisar la Luna

Addio a Neil Armstrong, il primo uomo sulla Luna

All'età di 82 anni è morto Neil Armstrong, il primo uomo che mise piede sulla Luna, il 21 luglio del 1969

Valentina Tereshkova, first woman in space, meets Neil Armstrong, first man on the moon, in 1970.

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“Valentina Tereshkova, first woman in space, meets Neil Armstrong, first man on the moon, in 1970.”

"About 10,000 people live in Wapakoneta, Ohio — half that in the 1960s. In 1969, the town wanted to honor the most famous Wapakonetan (so far), the first man to step on the moon, Neil Armstrong. So they had a parade. Here's the front page of the paper that day."

Neil Armstrong Comes Home

"I am, and will ever be, a white-socks, pocket protector, nerdy engineer, born under the second law of thermodynamics, steeped in steam tables, in love with free-body diagrams, transformed by Laplace and propelled by compressible flow," Neil Armstrong said in 2000.

US Navy Lieutenant Commander Paul Nagy, USS Philippine Sea, and Carol Armstrong, wife of Neil Armstrong, commit the cremated remains of Neil Armstrong to sea during a burial at sea service held onboard the USS Philippine Sea (CG 58), Friday, Sept. 14, 2012, in the Atlantic Ocean.

Armstrong Burial at Sea

U.S. Navy Lieutenant Commander Paul Nagy, USS Philippine Sea, and Carol Armstrong, wife of Neil Armstrong, commit the cremated remains of Neil Armstrong to sea during a burial at sea service held onboard the USS Philippine Sea (CG 58), Friday, Sept. 14, 2012, in the Atlantic Ocean.

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Happy birthday to the late, great Neil Armstrong, first man on the Moon and all-round space pioneer. He was August 5, 1930 in Wapakoneta, Ohio, Earth.

Neil Armstrong Dies : 08/25/2012 at the age of 82 People.com

Neil Armstrong Dies

The first man to walk on the moon passes away at age 82

Aug. 31, 2012    An American flag flies at half-staff in honor of the passing of Neil Armstrong, in front of the rising blue moon at a baseball park in Richmond.  Dean Hoffmeyer / AP  Related Content    READ: What is a blue moon?  READ: Blue moon coincides with Neil Armstrong service

Blue moon seen around the globe

Although the moon wasn’t actually colored blue, the rare event will not happen again until July 2015. Friday’s blue moon also coincided with a private service for Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, who died Aug. 25 at age 82.

macro photos of Moon Sand taken from the historic Apollo 11 Mission, some 43 years ago, when Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin first walked on the moon’s surface.

Stunning macro photos of real Apollo 11 Moon Sand

Dr Gary Greenberg is doing an outstanding job of bringing into the eyes of the world the tiny details that most people never get to appreciate. We ran his