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Remembering Neil Armstrong: Slideshow

By Jennie Cohen
Astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first person to set foot on the moon, died Saturday of complications resulting from heart surgery. The space pioneer, engineer and great American hero was 82 years old. Below, take a look back at Armstrong’s incredible career—from his early days as a test pilot to his legendary moonwalk in July 1969—in this series of photographs.

Categories: Apollo 11, Moon, Space