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Message 1275489 - Posted: 25 Aug 2012, 19:39:22 UTC


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Message 1275491 - Posted: 25 Aug 2012, 19:47:45 UTC - in response to Message 1275489.

R.I.P Neil. For evermore in the history books & what an event for those books.
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Message 1275492 - Posted: 25 Aug 2012, 19:49:02 UTC

Wow. RIP Neil.
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Message 1275498 - Posted: 25 Aug 2012, 20:01:01 UTC

RIP. Very sad :(
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Message 1275503 - Posted: 25 Aug 2012, 20:12:44 UTC

RIP Neil.
That step you took for all mankind shall never be forgotten.
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Message 1275504 - Posted: 25 Aug 2012, 20:13:59 UTC

RIP Neil Armstrong...

Armstrong, who had just turned 82, underwent surgery on August 7, 2012, to relieve blocked coronary arteries.[121] He died at 2:45pm[122] on August 25, 2012, at a hospital in Columbus, Ohio, from complications following that surgery.

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Message 1275506 - Posted: 25 Aug 2012, 20:19:40 UTC

"High Flight"

Oh! I have slipped the surly bonds of Earth
And danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings;
Sunward I've climbed, and joined the tumbling mirth
of sun-split clouds, — and done a hundred things
You have not dreamed of — wheeled and soared and swung
High in the sunlit silence. Hov'ring there,
I've chased the shouting wind along, and flung
My eager craft through footless halls of air....

Up, up the long, delirious, burning blue
I've topped the wind-swept heights with easy grace.
Where never lark, or even eagle flew —
And, while with silent, lifting mind I've trod
The high untrespassed sanctity of space,
- Put out my hand, and touched the face of God.

John Gillespie Magee, Jr.


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Message 1275511 - Posted: 25 Aug 2012, 20:26:37 UTC

RIP Neil Armstrong.
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Message 1275517 - Posted: 25 Aug 2012, 21:11:45 UTC

Nice tribute from NASA.

NASA - Neil Armstrong
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Message 1275518 - Posted: 25 Aug 2012, 21:11:56 UTC

NASA TV is now broadcasting public appearances done by Neil Armstrong.
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Message 1275534 - Posted: 25 Aug 2012, 22:45:26 UTC

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Message 1275560 - Posted: 25 Aug 2012, 23:30:22 UTC - in response to Message 1275534.
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R.I.P. Neil, I will remember.

His family's statement Saturday made a simple request for anyone who wanted to remember him:

"Honor his example of service, accomplishment and modesty, and the next time you walk outside on a clear night and see the moon smiling down at you, think of Neil Armstrong and give him a wink."

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Message 1275604 - Posted: 26 Aug 2012, 2:53:53 UTC

We all leave `footprints in the sands of time` down heer on earth they dont stay visible for long.
Up there on the moon his will last eon`s of time.
And may even outlast our entire stupid species the its going.

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Message 1275653 - Posted: 26 Aug 2012, 7:54:49 UTC

I will never forget the step.
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Message 1275659 - Posted: 26 Aug 2012, 8:16:35 UTC

R.I.P. Neil Armstrong



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Message 1275660 - Posted: 26 Aug 2012, 8:19:12 UTC

As commander of the Apollo 11 mission on 20th July 1969, Armstrong became the first human to set foot on the moon.

"That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind."

I remember the day so well, I never thought that I would see it in my lifetime but I did. We ought to give him a posthumous Knighthood as arguably one of the most famous men in history.

RIP Neil



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Message 1275672 - Posted: 26 Aug 2012, 8:37:53 UTC

Yes Chris. I remember were I was. Vic started a thread as a tribute. Just sad it ended like this.
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Message 1275709 - Posted: 26 Aug 2012, 11:03:26 UTC
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Very sad...RIP Neil.
I also Remember Well that Day.
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Message 1275712 - Posted: 26 Aug 2012, 11:14:36 UTC

It's all over the news here. He was a great hero. RIP Mr. Armstrong.
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Message 1275734 - Posted: 26 Aug 2012, 12:42:41 UTC

Very sad.

R.I.P.

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