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, the American astronaut who was the first man to set foot on the surface of the moon, has died at the age of 82.
The former US astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first man to set foot on the moon, has died at the age of 82.