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Bigcountry02 08-25-2012 07:29 PM

Astronaut Neil Armstrong has died at age 82
Breaking news on Fox - Astronaut Neil Armstrong has died at age 82.

R.I.P. You will be missed.

Dillinger 08-25-2012 07:35 PM

RIP Commander! You will be missed. :(


Shihan 08-25-2012 07:37 PM

Here now waste your day in honor of Mr. Armstrong

Have fun

Vikingdad 08-25-2012 07:56 PM

I remember clearly that day and the era. It was a great and exciting time to be a kid when the role models like Armstrong were a truly positive influence on our lives and the lives of Americans on the whole. Such a stark contrast to today.

Rest in Peace Commander!

PrimePorkchop 08-25-2012 07:59 PM

Sad day :(

TimKS 08-25-2012 08:51 PM

...and one giant leap for's his turn. RIP, Neil.

dog2000tj 08-25-2012 09:00 PM

Godspeed Commander Armstrong and thank you :)

downsouth 08-25-2012 09:07 PM

Little known to most. Buzz Aldrin gave communion to Armstrong in the module before exiting for the moon. Nasa knew about it but cut transmission to the public at last minute.

Recreation of the event in link.

bkt 08-25-2012 09:45 PM

It's a shame he didn't live to see us make going to the moon a frequent event. Thanks for your service, sir, and rest in peace.

PrimePorkchop 08-25-2012 10:28 PM


Originally Posted by tacticalfun (Post 915955)
Had to do it.

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Lots of people admired him. Just because you don't talk about someone 24/7 doesn't mean you don't appreciate them being alive :rolleyes:

Neil Armstrong (1930-2012) was not entirely human. He was the spiritual repository of our spacefaring dreams & ambitions. In death, a little bit of us all dies with him. Farewell my friend. And now, perhaps more than ever, I bid you godspeed. -Neil deGrasse Tyson

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