Neil Armstrong buried at sea
Mon, 17 Sep 2012 6:50a.m.
The first man to walk on the moon has been buried at sea.
NASA says Neil Armstrong's cremated remains were buried in the Atlantic Ocean on Friday during a ceremony aboard the USS Philippine Sea.
Armstrong was a Navy fighter pilot before joining the space program. He died last month in Ohio at age 82. His burial follows a memorial service in Washington on Thursday.
NASA photographs show Armstrong's widow, Carol Armstrong, accepting a folded American flag during the ceremony, which NASA said included a bugler and a rifle salute.
The space agency didn't give the location of the ceremony. The ship's homeport is Mayport, Fla.
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9/04/2013 9:49:42 a.m.
he was a big inspiration to me and i hope i grow up like him.
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