Neil Armstrong Death Facts: Age, Cause of Death, Birthday, Date of Death Tragedy!

Neil Armstrong died at age 82, impressive. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding Astronaut Neil Armstrong's death.

Biography - A Short Wiki

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.

Information about the death of Neil Armstrong
Cause of deathComplications From Cardiac Surgery
Age of death82 years
ProfessionAstronaut
BirthdayAugust 5, 1930
Death dateAugust 25, 2012
Place of deathCincinnati, Ohio, United States
Place of burialAtlantic Ocean

Quotes

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.

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I fully expected that, by the end of the century, we would have achieved substantially more than we actually did.

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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.

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I was elated, ecstatic and extremely surprised that we were successful.

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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.

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