First Man On The Moon , Neil Armstrong Dies At Age 82

Neil Armstrong : A Legend

Neil Armstrong : A Legend


First Man on the Moon, Neil Alden Armstrong dies at the age of 82. He was born on August 5, 1930 at Wapakoneta , Ohio , U.S . He served whole of life as an American astronaut , test pilot and a professor. When he became astronaut, he spent nearly 8 days and 14 and half hours in space and also became the first person to land on the moon. In the Korean War, he served as a United States Navy Officer .
He also worked as a Aerospace Engineer. Being graduated from the

Universities like Purdue and University of California, he dedicated his

whole life to serve Space. In July , 1969 along with Aldrin he landed on the surface of moon. He was the commander of Apollo 11 flight which landed on the moon. He also lead mission Gemini 8. For his great achievements he was honored with many of the awards such as :
1. Presidential Medal of Freedom
2. Congressional Space Medal of Honor
3. Congressional Gold Medal
On Aug 25, 2012, Legend died at the age of 82 at Cincinnati , Ohio. He suffered from blocked coronary arteries various complications.
 


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