'Footprint' in the Lunar Dust by nasa.gov: On July 20, 1969, more than a billion people watched Neil Armstrong take humankind's first step
Brian Jones February 28, 1949 ~ July 3, 1969 Photo by Gered Mankowitz
Aug. 25, 2012: With news of Armstrong's death, the world joined in mourning. We remember the former astronaut's incredible life of exploration and discovery: his historic July 20, 1969 lunar landing. Armstrong's Apollo 11 crewmate and friend Buzz Aldrin called the former NASA astronaut a "true American hero and the best pilot I ever knew." It's time to remember Neil Armstrong, who wasn't only the first man on the moon, but a talented test pilot, brave astronaut, skilled engineer & American Hero.
July 24, 1969: Apollo 11 command module "Columbia" splashes down in the Pacific Ocean, returning astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and
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