Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon during the 1969 Apollo 11 mission, has died. He was 82.
“Neil Armstrong was also a reluctant American hero who always believed he was just doing his job,” said a statement from his family.
Read Apollo 11 Mission: July 20, 1969 – “One Giant Leap For Mankind” that includes original audio clips of the actual mission by clicking here.
Photo credits and source: NASA
Meanwhile another Armstrong story in the field sports of professional cycling. Lance Armstrong wins didn’t dies and has NOT been Stripped of his Tour De France Titles.
“ I have been dealing with claims that I cheated and had an unfair advantage in winning my seven Tours since 1999. The toll this has taken on my family and my work for our foundation and on me leads me to where I am today — finished with this nonsense.” — Lance Armstrong
Read stories here.
- Neil Armstrong, first man to walk on the moon, dies at age 82 (guardian.co.uk)
- Astronaut Neil Armstrong, first man to walk on moon, dies at age 82 (cosmiclog.nbcnews.com)
- First man on the moon Neil Armstrong dies at 82 (venturebeat.com)
- Neil Armstrong, Former NASA Astronaut and the First Person to Walk on the Moon, Dies at 82 (clarksvilleonline.com)
- First man on the Moon Neil Armstrong dies at 82 (slashgear.com)
- Neil Armstrong, First Man on the Moon, Dead at 82 (mashable.com)
- Iconic U.S. astronaut Neil Armstrong has died (o.canada.com)
- Buzz Aldrin’s Official Statement on the Passing of Neil Armstrong (buzzaldrin.com)
- R.I.P. Neil Armstrong (deadline.com)
- Astronaut-Icon Neil Armstrong Dies (blogs.voanews.com)