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    R.I.P. Neil Armstrong

    Former U.S. astronaut, Neil Armstrong, the first man on the moon, has died at the age of 82, U.S. media reported on Saturday. Armstrong underwent a heart-bypass surgery earlier this month, just two days after his birthday on August 5, to relieve blocked coronary arteries.
    As commander of the Apollo 11 mission, Armstrong became the first human to set foot on the moon on July 20, 1969. As he stepped on the moon's dusty surface, Armstrong said: "That's one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind."
    The Apollo 11 moon mission turned out to be Armstrong's last space flight. The following year he was appointed to a desk job, being named NASA's deputy associate administrator for aeronautics in the office of advanced research and technology.
    He left NASA a year later to become a professor of engineering at the University of Cincinnati.
    The former astronaut lived in the Cincinnati area with his wife, Carol.
    (Reporting by Sandra Maler; Editing by Philip Barbara)


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    Wow. RIP, Mr. Armstrong.
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    He could have made millions but chose not too. Class act and great life. RIP
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    a true American hero. Rest in Peace, Mr. Armstrong

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    He was my idol as a kid. Inspired me to learn about space, science, and made me want to become an astronaut. Very sad to hear this.

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    Goodbye, Neil Armstrong, and Godspeed. One of my heroes too. First footprint on the moon...history.
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    RIP, Mr Armstrong - you'll never be forgotten, rest assured.
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    A friend of mine posted his other famous statement as his farewell. It's almost tear inducing when you hear/read it now that, Mr. Armstrong has passed:

    "Houston...Tranquility Base here. The Eagle has landed."

    Godspeed, Mr. Armstrong. To this day you, and the others of the Mercury and Apollo programs are what ALL people should aspire to be. In an age where kids idolize pop, rock and sports stars, you are a living testiment to the goodness in the world. You will never be forgotten.
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    A real American hero. RIP.
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    RIP to a true American hero.
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    RIP Neil
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