Celebrities pay their respects to Neil Armstrong

Celebrities used Twitter to pay their respects to Neil Armstrong, including Simon Pegg, Richard Branson and Jamie Bell.


Just heard Neil Armstrong took the giant leap. RIP a true modern hero and conqueror of the moon. Will be ever remembered.


RIP Neil Armstrong. My first inspiration to try to make space travel possible for all. A hero for anyone who looks to the stars & dreams


Very moved at the news of Neil Armstrong. Inspired me constantly through my life. Once more he's slipped the heavenly bonds of earth. #RIP


Neil Armstrong memorial

NASA astronauts, political leaders and members of the Armstrong family will attend a public memorial today for Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, who died on August 25.