The first man to ever step foot on the moon has died today.
The news has been going around that Neil Armstrong has died today due to complications from a cardiovascular surgery.
Neil Armstrong was heavily praised by his family who described him as a “reluctant American hero”. His family said that they were heartbroken after hearing the news, they said Neil Armstrong had served his nation proudly as a navy fighter pilot, test pilot and astronaut.
“While we mourn the loss of a very good man, we also celebrate his remarkable life and hope that it serves as an example to young people around the world to work hard to make their dreams come true, to be willing to explore and push the limits, and to selflessly serve a cause greater than themselves,” said Neil’s family in a statement.
On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong and his fellow Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin landed on the moon in front of hundreds of millions of amazed television viewers around the world; An whopping 600 million viewers were estimated to have seen Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin land on the moon.
Neil Armstrong was a very motivational man in world history, especially for Americans. May Neil Armstrong rest in peace.