“One Giant Leap For Mankind.”

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Neil Armstrong, has died at age 82 with his first footprint on the moon.

A statement from the family says he died following complications resulting from cardiovascular procedures. It doesn’t say where he died.

Armstrong commanded the Apollo 11 spacecraft that landed on the moon July 20, 1969, radioed back to Earth the historic news of “onesmall step for man & one giant leap for mankind.”

Armstrong and fellow astronaut Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin spent nearly three hours walking on the moon, collecting samples, conducting experiments and taking photographs. In all, 12 Americans walked on the moon from 1969 to 1972.

R.I.P Neil!! Thanks For Taking That Giant Leap For Mankind!! “Anthony T. Carr Jr”

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/scitech/2012/08/25/astronaut-neil-armstrong-dies-at-82/#ixzz24acv92AV

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