Armstrong died Saturday following complications resulting from cardiovascular procedures. He was 82.
Neil Armstrong who famously took a giant leap for mankind on July 20, 1969 when he descended the ladder of Apollo 11's Eagle lander and became the first human to set foot on the Moon.
Men Walk On Moon: Astronauts land on plain; collect rocks, plant flag.
Watch the video of the moon landing (Neil Armstrong One Small Step)
"That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind," Armstrong said.
Neil Alden Armstrong (August 5, 1930 – August 25, 2012)
The Apollo 11 crew portrait. Left to right are Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Buzz Aldrin.
Collins, Armstrong and Aldrin are honored on Capitol Hill in July 2009 on the 40th anniversary of their mission.
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