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USA Neil Armstrong: modest man, large footprint in time and space

Neil Armstrong's walk on the moon July 20, 1969, marked the high point of US manned spaceflight, but the commander of the Apollo 11 mission was wary of the celebrity that came with it.

Cliff Owen/AP/File

Neil Armstrong, who died today following heart surgery, never wanted to be remembered simply as the first man on the moon.

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