Neil Armstrong’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Aug 5, 1930

Death Date

Aug 25, 2012

Age of Death

82 years

Profession

Astronaut

The astronaut Neil Armstrong died at the age of 82 . Below is all you want to know, and more!

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. 

Quotes

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“The Eagle has landed.” (Neil Armstrong)

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“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)

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“Research is creating new knowledge.” (Neil Armstrong)

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“That’s one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.” (Neil Armstrong)

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“I can honestly say – and it’s a big surprise to me – that I have never had a dream about being on the moon.” (Neil Armstrong)