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Neil Armstrong Dies at 82

Neil Armstrong

Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, died today at the age of 82. Armstrong died from complications due to heart surgery he underwent a few days after his August 5th birthday.

First Lunar Landing: 40 Years Ago Today

“Houston, Tranquility Base here. The Eagle has landed.” — Neil Armstrong, July 20, 1969 Fourty years ago today, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first people to land on the moon. They landed at 20:17 UTC (13:17 PDT) on July 20 with about 25 seconds of fuel left. Watch CBS Videos Online Six hours and fourty minutes later at…