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August 26, 2012

From Neil Armstrong’s family: “For those who may ask what they can do to honor Neil, we have a simple request.”

“RIP Neil. Thank you for inspiring a generation.”

It should give us joy that he got to see Curiosity continue his journey before passing away.

Click here for video of his moment.

From his family:

“For those who may ask what they can do to honor Neil, we have a simple request.

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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And, finally:

He will be mourned by his families and friends; he will be mourned by his nation; he will be mourned by the people of the world; he will be mourned by a Mother Earth that dared send one of her sons into the unknown.

In their exploration, they stirred the people of the world to feel as one; in his death, he binds more tightly the brotherhood of man.

In ancient days, men looked at stars and saw their heroes in the constellations. In modern times, we do much the same, but our heroes are epic men of flesh and blood.

Others will follow, and surely find their way home. Man’s search will not be denied. But he was the first, and he will remain the foremost in our hearts.

For every human being who looks up at the moon in the nights to come will know that there is some corner of another world that is forever mankind.

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