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Neil Armstrong Dies at 82

Published on NewsOK Published: August 25, 2012
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Astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, has died. He was 82.

The Armstrong family told CBS News in a statement that Armstrong died following complications of cardiovascular procedures.

Armstrong was born near Wapakoneta, Ohio on August 5, 1930. After serving as an airplane pilot during the Korean War, he first set foot on the moon on July 20, 1969 as part of the Apollo 11 mission, fulfilling President John F. Kennedy's goal of putting a man on the moon. After retiring from NASA, a humble Armstrong taught engineering at an Ohio college and generally kept a low profile.

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