Astronaut Neil Armstrong, 1930-2012
Highlights from astronaut Neil Armstrong's legendary career. Photos courtesy of NASA.
- Astronaut Neil Armstrong in the Apollo 11 Lunar Module, taken after he walked on the moon.
- Neil Armstrong with the X-15-3 craft.
- Astronauts David R. Scott (left) and Neil A. Armstrong (right) with a model of the Gemini Spacecraft.
- Commander Neil Armstrong (right) preparing to board the Gemini-Titan VII.
- Neil Armstrong, training for Apollo 11 mission.
- The Apollo 11 lunar landing mission crew: Neil Armstrong (left), Michael Collins, and Edwin Aldrin Jr. (right)
- Neil Armstrong official portrait Official portrait of astronaut Neil A. Armstrong in Apollo 11 Lunar Landing mission gear.
- President Richard Nixon welcomes the Apollo 11 astronauts after their successful moon landing.
- New York City welcomes the Apollo 11 crew in a parade down Broadway and Park Avenue.
- Astronaut Neil Armstrong receiving the Congressional Space Medal of Honor from President Jimmy Carter.
- Apollo 11 astronauts stand for recognition ceremony in the US House of Representatives in July 2009.