The first man to walk on the moon, Neil Armstrong, will be buried at sea. The astronaut was a Navy fighter pilot before joining the space program. He flew 78 combat missions off an aircraft carrier during the Korean War. Mr Armstrong asked to be buried from an aircraft carrier.
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.