Below are selected links to talks given by and interviews with Neil Armstrong. Society of Experimental Test Pilots: EAS “AirVenture 2003” Program, Oshkosh, Wisconsin — 100-Year Anniversary of Powered Flight: Interview with CPA Australia:

A memorial service was held at the Washington National Cathedral Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012, celebrating the life of Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon. A burial at sea service was held aboard the USS Philippine Sea (CG 58), Friday, Sept. 14, 2012, in the Atlantic Ocean. Armstrong, the first man to […]

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION As a mark of respect for the memory of Neil Armstrong, I hereby order, by the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, that on the day of his interment, the flag of the United […]

September 10, 2012 Neil Armstrong Memorial Service Details Announced Astronauts Cernan and Collins, singer Diana Krall, other dignitaries scheduled to celebrate life of late astronaut Washington, D.C.— Washington National Cathedral announced today that astronauts Michael Collins, the Apollo 11 command module pilot, and Eugene A. Cernan, the Apollo 17 mission commander—and last man to walk […]

September 4, 2012 Neil Armstrong Memorial Service to Be Held at Washington National Cathedral on September 13 NASA administrator, other dignitaries to honor life of late astronaut Washington, D.C.— Washington National Cathedral and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announced plans today for a public memorial service for astronaut Neil Armstrong to be held […]

Family, close friends and colleagues of Neil A. Armstrong celebrated his life August 31 at a private service in Cincinnati, Ohio. Hi-resolution versions of all images are available at A rare second Full Moon of the month, known as a “Blue Moon”, is seen over Cincinnati on Friday, Aug. 31, 2012. The family of […]

August 30, 2012 To everyone who has so graciously remembered Neil Armstrong: The outpouring of condolences and kind wishes from around the world overwhelms us and we appreciate it more than words can express. Many have asked if a memorial has been designated. If anyone wishes to make a memorial in his name, we suggest, […]

News media may contact the following source for more information: NASA Bob Jacobs, 202-358-1760 (office), 202-279-0236 (mobile), The family of Neil Armstrong is not available for media requests.

Saturday, August 25, 2012 “We are heartbroken to share the news that Neil Armstrong has passed away following complications resulting from cardiovascular procedures. “Neil was our loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend. “Neil Armstrong was also a reluctant American hero who always believed he was just doing his job. He served his Nation proudly, […]

Adapted from the Official NASA Biography Neil A. Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, was born in Wapakoneta, Ohio, on August 5, 1930. He began his NASA career in Ohio. After serving as a naval aviator from 1949 to 1952, Armstrong joined the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) in 1955. His […]