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
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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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.
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.
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.
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.
Stunning macro photos of real Apollo 11 Moon Sand
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