Neil Armstrong’s Death Is Noted Around The World
Astronaut Neil Armstrong died this afternoon.
Above is the front page of the Utica (NY) Observer-Dispatch from the day after the first moon landing in 1969.
Wapakoneta was Mr. Armstrong’s hometown. I visited this museum nearly 30 years ago and I recall that it was pretty good.
This death is news around the world.
There are few figures known all around the world.
Mr. Armstrong’s death is a loss for the United States.
More significantly, his death is a global loss for a world that shared the moment of the first moon landing 43 years ago.