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American astronaut, aerospace engineer, test pilot, and professor who became the first person to set foot on the moon on July 21, 1969. He spent 8 days, 14 hours, 12 minutes, and 30 seconds in space.
He was married to Janet Elizabeth Shearon from 1956 to 1994 and Carol Held Knight from 1994 until 2012. He has sons named Mark and Eric and a daughter named Karen.
How did Neil Armstrong die?
Neil Armstrong's death was caused by complications from cardiac surgery.
|Cause of death||Complications From Cardiac Surgery|
|Age of death||82 years|
|Birthday||August 5, 1930|
|Death date||August 25, 2012|
|Place of death||Cincinnati, Ohio, United States|
|Place of burial||Atlantic Ocean|
I think we’re going to the moon because it’s in the nature of the human being to face challenges. It’s by the nature of his deep inner soul… we’re required to do these things just as salmon swim upstream.Neil Armstrong
I fully expected that, by the end of the century, we would have achieved substantially more than we actually did.Neil Armstrong
It suddenly struck me that that tiny pea, pretty and blue, was the Earth. I put up my thumb and shut one eye, and my thumb blotted out the planet Earth. I didn’t feel like a giant. I felt very, very small.Neil Armstrong
I was elated, ecstatic and extremely surprised that we were successful.Neil Armstrong
Well, I think we tried very hard not to be overconfident, because when you get overconfident, that’s when something snaps up and bites you.Neil Armstrong