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‘Nerdy engineer’ Neil Armstrong: a life in 60 photos

by | 25th, August 2012

NEIL Armstrong has died. The Korea war fighter pilot and self-titled “nerdy engineer” was for a time the most famous man in the world. You know what he did. On 20 July 1969, Neil Armstrong and the Apollo 11 crew took “one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind”. Neil Armstrong and the Nasa team made humanity look up…

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FILE - In this July 24, 1969 file photo, President Richard Nixon, back to camera, greets the Apollo 11 astronauts in the quarantine van on board the U.S.S. Hornet after splashdown and recovery. The Apollo 11 crew from left: Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin. (AP Photo, file)



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