On Saturday at the age of 82 passed away one of the pioneers of the American lunar program, the famous astronaut Neil Armstrong. July 20, 1969, Armstrong became the first man ever to emerge at the surface of the moon. At that time he made his famous phrase: “One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” Now, after his death, more often remembered his other phrase, said in an interview: “- The astronauts did not die on a Saturday. At least, I do not know of a single case. “For some strange twist of fate it was Neil Armstrong died on Saturday … Neil Armstrong in his space suit a few days after the historic mission of Apollo 11. Armstrong was born August 5, 1930 in Ohio. He participated in the Korean War of 1950-1953, flying the Grumman F9F Panther fighter and has made 78 sorties. From 1956, he worked at NASA, participated in tests of experimental and experimental aircraft.