Neil Armstrong

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A flag flies at half-mast near the Washington Monument in... News PhotoAstronaut,Astronomer,Death,Flag,Funeral,Half-mast,Honor,Horizontal,International Landmark,Neil Armstrong,Obelisk of Luxor,Science and Technology,Space Mission,USA,Washington DC,Washington Monument - Washington DCPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPA flag flies at half-mast near the Washington Monument in Washington,DC on August 31, 2012 in honor of US astronaut Neil Armstrong who died on August 25. US President Barack Obama ordered that all official US flags be lowered to half mast to mark the funeral of Armstrong, the astronaut who planted the Stars and Stripes on the Moon 33 years ago. AFP PHOTO/Nicholas KAMM (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/GettyImages)