Neil Armstrong to be buried at sea
September 7 , 2012
The first person to walk on the Moon, Neil Armstrong, is to be buried at sea.
Armstrong passed away at the age of 82 on August 25 due to complications resulting from cardiovascular procedures.
A public memorial service will be held at the Washington National Cathedral on September 13. It will be broadcast and streamed online by NASA.
On July 20, 1969, Armstrong, who led the Apollo 11 mission, became the first human to walk on the moon.
He lived in Cincinnati, Ohio and is survived by his two sons, a stepson and a stepdaughter, 10 grandchildren, a brother and a sister.