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.

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Neil Armstrong's lunar pilot reads prayer at memorial service

Michael Collins read a traditional Celtic prayer at Neil Armstrong's service today. Credit: NASA

Neil Armstrong's Apollo 11 command module pilot Michael Collins read a prayer at the memorial service today.

Below he is seen pictured alongside Armstrong in a NASA photograph from 1969.

Left to right: Neil Armstrong, commander; Michael Collins, command module pilot; and Edwin 'Buzz' Aldrin, lunar module pilot. Credit: NASA

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