Neil Armstrong

Nation Says Goodbye To Neil Armstrong
WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation is bidding farewell to Neil Armstrong, the first man to take a giant leap on to the moon. The powerful of Washington, the pioneers of space, and the everyday public crowded into the Washington National Cathedral on Thursday for a public interfaith memorial for the…
Neil Armstrong To Be Buried At Sea
CINCINNATI (AP) — Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, will be buried at sea. A family spokesman said Thursday no other details on the timing or the location of the burial were available. Armstrong was a Navy fighter pilot before joining the space program. A public memorial serv…
Former Astronaut Armstrong Has Heart Surgery
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, is recovering from heart surgery days after his 82nd birthday. Armstrong’s wife, Carol, told a NASA spokesman the former astronaut was recovering Wednesday. It wasn’t clear where the surgery occurred or whe…