NASA mission commander: Armstrong's name 'will live in history'

Captain Eugene A. Cernan, Apollo 17 Mission Commander, said Neil Armstrong was a "world icon, a nation hero of unimaginable proportion, and a legend whose name will live in history long after all here today have been forgotten."

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Neil Armstrong memorial

A public memorial service is being held at the Washington National Cathedral in Washington DC to honour the life of the first man to walk on the moon, Neil Armstrong.