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milanessa
08-25-2012, 08:15 PM
NBC news is reporting that Neil Armstrong has died. He recently underwent heart surgery at the age of 82. Haven't found a link yet.

RIP, moonwalker.

ChelleC
08-25-2012, 08:19 PM
RIP :(

Reuven
08-25-2012, 08:25 PM
RIP, Neil. Your footprints in the lunar soil, like the memories of your moon landing, will last forever.

ChelleC
08-25-2012, 08:26 PM
Here's a link:

http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/08/25/13478643-astronaut-neil-armstrong-first-man-to-walk-on-moon-dies-at-age-82?lite

aftershocks
08-25-2012, 08:27 PM
A long life ... RIP

One small step for man...

This website made a big deal out of "a" very little. I never heard this before.

http://www.snopes.com/quotes/onesmall.asp

attyfan
08-25-2012, 09:06 PM
RIP

Cachoo
08-25-2012, 09:07 PM
Anyone who blasts into space and then follows that up with a walk on the moon is gutsy to me. And I always loved his name. RIP.

Buzz
08-25-2012, 09:27 PM
The original moonwalker. He will be missed. R.I.P.

skatesindreams
08-25-2012, 10:09 PM
An extraordinary person, leader, and real hero.
Another passing that marks the end of an era.

RIP; and thank you.

AragornElessar
08-25-2012, 10:24 PM
I'd heard earlier this Summer his health wasn't very good, but was hoping he'd make a turn around. I'll have to pop in my From The Earth To The Moon tapes into the VCR later tonight and watch the episode of the Moon landing in his memory and honour.

Godspeed Sir and Thank You!! :(

A.H.Black
08-25-2012, 11:57 PM
One of my few true heroes in life - both on the moon and afterward on earth. I will miss him. I echo the sentiment. Thank you, Neil Armstrong.

Really
08-26-2012, 12:16 AM
I remember watching that on TV when I was a child.

RIP to the true Man on the Moon...

misskarne
08-26-2012, 12:46 AM
Ironically my dad was watching a bunch of moon-landing stuff yesterday and we had a big discussion about going to the moon and when/if we'd ever go back.

Regardless how many times we go back, only one man was first.

RIP Neil.

Simone411
08-26-2012, 01:52 AM
I also remember watching on TV. My mom took her polaroid camera and snapped pictures of the moon landing and Neil taking his first steps on the moon. I still have those pictures and a National Geograpic magazine that contained a clear pink, plastic record of the landing on the moon.

RIP, Neil.

Nan
08-26-2012, 02:31 AM
My husband and Neil Armstrong came from the same small town in Ohio.

RIP Mr. Armstrong. :(