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Neil Armstrong Dies

An Appreciation of Neil Armstrong: The Coolest. Dude. Ever.

Mark W. Schleisner | Posted 11.06.2012 | Science
Mark W. Schleisner

In the history of humankind, only one person has a bio that includes "first on the moon": Neil Armstrong. And was he ever the right person for the job!

Neil Armstrong Had A Creative Life Insurance Plan

Posted 08.31.2012 | Business

Paying for life’s necessities can be tough, but if you’re a famous astronaut you might have a few more options than most. Before Neil Armstron...

Armstrong Wasn't Columbus

Seth Shostak | Posted 10.29.2012 | Science
Seth Shostak

Neil Armstrong was no Christopher Columbus. In most respects, he was better. Unlike the famous fifteenth century seafarer, Armstrong knew where he landed.

On Armstrong

Michael_Benson | Posted 10.29.2012 | Science
Michael_Benson

If history gave him the singular role of unitary face and name representing the efforts of thousands of nameless engineers and scientists who built and launched those fuming, roaring black-and-white obelisks towards the stars, he earned it twofold.

Neil Armstrong's Second Act

Margaret Lazarus Dean | Posted 10.28.2012 | Science
Margaret Lazarus Dean

I always told myself that if I ever had the chance to meet Neil Armstrong I wouldn't request an autograph or ask him any questions about his time in space -- I would just thank him for his service to our country.

A Blue Moon for Armstrong and Other Lunar Facts

Varla Ventura | Posted 10.27.2012 | Weird News
Varla Ventura

Along with other pioneering astronauts, Neil Armstrong changed the way we look at moon and what we know about the mysterious orb. On August 31, a Blue Moon will occur -- the perfect time to honor the first man on the moon!

Obama Gives Neil Armstrong Big Honor

Posted 08.27.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama directed flags to half-staff on Monday to honor Neil Armstrong, who passed away over the weekend at the age of 82. "Neil was...

How The Media Covered Neil Armstrong's Historic Feat

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 10.25.2012 | Media

"Man on the moon! Whew! Boy." That's all that Walter Cronkite could think of to say on July 20, 1969, when Neil Armstrong, who died on Saturday, fi...

Second Man On Moon Calls Neil Armstrong 'American Hero' And 'Best Pilot I Ever Knew'

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 08.26.2012 | Science

Neil Armstrong, who died today at the age of 82, is being remembered as an American hero by Buzz Aldrin, the Apollo 11 astronaut who followed him onto...

Obama Reacts To Death Of Neil Armstrong

Posted 08.25.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama said that he and the first lady "were deeply saddened" to learn of the death of Neil Armstrong on Saturday. "Neil was among...

Twitter Reacts To Neil Armstrong's Death

Posted 08.25.2012 | Science

It's a sad day for those who long to venture into space, and for those who prefer to watch those adventures from the comforts of their own home. O...

Astronaut Neil Armstrong Dies At 82

Posted 08.26.2012 | Science

According to NBC News, Neil Armstrong, the first man on the moon, has died at age 82. He died at 2:45 p.m. on Saturday, suffering complications fol...