Neil A. Armstrong  (1930 – 2012)
Selected Links to Talks and Interviews by Neil Armstrong

Below are selected links to talks given by and interviews with Neil Armstrong.

Society of Experimental Test Pilots:

EAS “AirVenture 2003” Program, Oshkosh, Wisconsin —  100-Year Anniversary of Powered Flight:

Interview with CPA Australia:

Neil Armstrong National Memorial and Burial at Sea Images and Videos

A memorial service was held at the Washington National Cathedral Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012, celebrating the life of Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon. A burial at sea service was held aboard the USS Philippine Sea (CG 58), Friday, Sept. 14, 2012, in the Atlantic Ocean…. Read more »

Presidental Proclamation for Neil Armstrong



As a mark of respect for the memory of Neil Armstrong, I hereby order, by the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, that on the day of his interment,… Read more »

Neil Armstrong National Memorial Service Details Announced

September 10, 2012

Neil Armstrong Memorial Service Details Announced
Astronauts Cernan and Collins, singer Diana Krall, other dignitaries scheduled to celebrate life of late astronaut

Washington, D.C.— Washington National Cathedral announced today that astronauts Michael Collins, the Apollo 11 command module pilot, and Eugene A. Cernan, the Apollo… Read more »

Neil Armstrong Memorial Service to Be Held on September 13

September 4, 2012

Neil Armstrong Memorial Service to Be Held at Washington National Cathedral on September 13
NASA administrator, other dignitaries to honor life of late astronaut

Washington, D.C.— Washington National Cathedral and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announced plans today for a public memorial… Read more »

Neil Armstrong Cincinnati Memorial Service Images

Family,  close friends and colleagues of Neil A. Armstrong celebrated his life August 31 at a private service in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Hi-resolution versions of all images are available at


Statement Regarding Memorials

August 30, 2012

To everyone who has so graciously remembered Neil Armstrong:

The outpouring of condolences and kind wishes from around the world overwhelms us and we appreciate it more than words can express.

Many have asked if a memorial has been designated.  If anyone wishes to make a memorial… Read more »

Statement from the Family of Neil Armstrong

Saturday, August 25, 2012

“We are heartbroken to share the news that Neil Armstrong has passed away following complications resulting from cardiovascular procedures.

“Neil was our loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend.

“Neil Armstrong was also a reluctant American hero who always believed he was just doing his job. He served his… Read more »

Neil A. Armstrong  (1930 – 2012)

Adapted from the Official NASA Biography

Neil A. Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, was born in Wapakoneta, Ohio, on August 5, 1930. He began his NASA career in Ohio.

After serving as a naval aviator from 1949 to 1952, Armstrong joined the National Advisory Committee… Read more »

Contact & Media Information

News media may contact the following source for more information:

Bob Jacobs, 202-358-1760 (office), 202-279-0236 (mobile),

Family of Neil Armstrong
Rick Miller, 513-608-8463 (mobile),

The family of Neil Armstrong is not available for media requests.