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#719718 - 25th Aug 2012 8:49pm Neil Armstrong - First Man on the Moon - Dies
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Just heard that Neil Armstrong has died.

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(Reuters) - Former U.S. astronaut, Neil Armstrong, the first man on the moon, has died at the age of 82, NBC 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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#719720 - 25th Aug 2012 8:54pm Re: Neil Armstrong - First Man on the Moon - Dies [Re: TheDr]
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#719749 - 25th Aug 2012 11:51pm Re: Neil Armstrong - First Man on the Moon - Dies [Re: TheDr]
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RIP - Still not convinced about that alleged moon landing though.

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#719759 - 26th Aug 2012 2:16am Re: Neil Armstrong - First Man on the Moon - Dies [Re: TheDr]
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RIP Mr Armstrong. Gone but never forgotten, your name is synonymous with Modern History.

(i read that Mr Armstrong was actually the second man to walk on the moon. the first one could not be arsed with the fame)??
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#719770 - 26th Aug 2012 7:57am Re: Neil Armstrong - First Man on the Moon - Dies [Re: RUDEBOX]
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Originally Posted By: RUDEBOX
RIP Mr Armstrong. Gone but never forgotten, your name is synonymous with Modern History.

(i read that Mr Armstrong was actually the second man to walk on the moon. the first one could not be arsed with the fame)??
Was it Chuck Norris?

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#719892 - 26th Aug 2012 1:16pm Re: Neil Armstrong - First Man on the Moon - Dies [Re: ludwigvan]
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Originally Posted By: ludwigvan
Originally Posted By: RUDEBOX
RIP Mr Armstrong. Gone but never forgotten, your name is synonymous with Modern History.

(i read that Mr Armstrong was actually the second man to walk on the moon. the first one could not be arsed with the fame)??
Was it Chuck Norris?


theres a thread for chuck norris one liners in the jokes section :-)
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#719893 - 26th Aug 2012 1:17pm Re: Neil Armstrong - First Man on the Moon - Dies [Re: TheDr]
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on another note RIP x
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#720107 - 26th Aug 2012 11:57pm Re: Neil Armstrong - First Man on the Moon - Dies [Re: TheDr]
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Someone had to already be off the shuttle to set up the recording equipment of him taking those first steps ;D

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#720125 - 27th Aug 2012 8:18am Re: Neil Armstrong - First Man on the Moon - Dies [Re: turnip]
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did he or didn't he...only he knows god bless mr armstrong

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#720289 - 27th Aug 2012 1:57pm Re: Neil Armstrong - First Man on the Moon - Dies [Re: turnip]
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Someone had to already be off the shuttle to set up the recording equipment of him taking those first steps ;D


or a camera could of been pre attached to record such footsteps
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