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The first human to walk on the moon

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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.

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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.

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Apollo 11 turns 45: A lunar landing anniversary retrospective

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

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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.

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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

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Stunning macro photos of real Apollo 11 Moon Sand

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