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During a ceremony at Kennedy Space Center on Monday, July 21, NASA renamed the center's Operations and Checkout Building in honor of late astronaut Neil Armstrong, who passed away in 2012.

Two giants of aerospace history were honored at a May 13 ceremony to celebrate the renaming of Dryden Flight Research Center to Armstrong Flight Research Center, after the late Neil Armstrong and the naming of the center's aeronautical test range after Hugh Dryden.

A Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation's artist concept depicting mankind's first walk on another celestial body.

NASA Remembers Neil Armstrong

One year after his death, NASA is remembering Apollo 11 commander Neil Armstrong, the first man to set foot on another world.

This Week at NASA June 21, 2013

During an asteroid initiative industry and partner day at NASA Headquarters, Deputy Administrator Lori Garver announced a Grand Challenge focused on finding and mitigating all asteroid threats to human populations. Grand Challenges, an important element of the President's Strategy for American Innovation, are ambitious goals on a national or global scale that capture the imagination and demand advances in innovation, science and technology. Also, J-2X Engine Gimbal Test, Countdown to IRIS Mission, Armstrong Ceremony, Advancing Liquid Air Technology, GPM's Solar Wings, 2013 W.E.S.T. Summit and more.

In conjunction with the memorial service and tree dedication at NASA's Johnson Space Center on June 20, 2013, the center created this video honoring the legacy of Neil Armstrong. The video takes a look at the accidental legend that Armstrong became, and the history-making flight that he took with his colleagues Buzz Aldrin and Mike Collins.

Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced today that the first Armstrong-class Auxiliary General Oceanographic Research (AGOR) ship will be named Neil Armstrong.

This morning NASA honored Neil Armstrong with a memorial service at the Washington National Cathedral to honor his life and career. This is an archived copy of the service.

History will remember Neil Armstrong, foremost, as the first human to step foot on another heavenly body. But his NASA family and many admirers worldwide will forever appreciate him for more than just that one, albeit world-changing, accomplishment.

Mulitple sources in and around NASA and the space community confirm to SpaceRef that Neil Armstrong, the first human to walk on another world, has died at the age of 82.
This is a hinge in history.

The first man on the moon discusses his career as a test pilot and NASA astronaut during his participation in the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum's annual John Glenn Lecture Series on July 19, 2009.

Restored Apollo 11 Video Released

NASA released Thursday newly restored video from the July 20, 1969, live television broadcast of the Apollo 11 moonwalk. The release commemorates the 40th anniversary of the first mission to land astronauts on the moon.

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