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Astronaut Neil Armstrong, commander of Apollo 11 and the first person to walk on the moon, died Aug. 25, 2012. He was 82. In this January 1960 file photo, NASA test pilot Neil Armstrong is seen here next to the X-15 ship No. 1 (56-6670) after a research flight in January 1960. The X-15 was a…

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Astronaut Neil Armstrong, commander of Apollo 11 and the first person to walk on the moon, died Aug. 25, 2012. He was 82. In this June 10, 1969 file photo, The Apollo 11 crew conducting a crew compartment fit and functional check, of the equipment and storage locations, in their command modu…

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Astronaut Neil Armstrong, commander of Apollo 11 and the first person to walk on the moon, has died Aug. 25, 2012. He was 82. In this October 1, 1978 file photo, astronaut Neil A. Armstrong, center, receives the first Congressional Space Medal of Honor from President Jimmy Carter, right, ass…

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Astronaut Neil Armstrong, commander of Apollo 11 and the first person to walk on the moon, died Aug. 25, 2012. He was 82. In this November 1969 file photo, President Richard Nixon, right, meets the Apollo 11 astronauts: Neil A. Armstrong, second from right, Michael Collins, second from left,…

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Astronauts, from the left, Gus Grissom, Ed White II and Roger Chaffee stand near Cape Kennedy's Launch Complex 34 during training for Apollo 1 in January 1967. On Jan. 27, 1967, the three astronauts were preparing for what was to be the first manned Apollo flight. The astronauts were sitting…