Neil Armstrong, 1st man on the moon, dies at 82

Saturday, August 25, 2012 | 3:11 p.m. CDT; updated 3:19 p.m. CDT, Wednesday, September 26, 2012

CINCINNATI — Neil Armstrong was a quiet self-described nerdy engineer who became a global hero when as a steely-nerved pilot, he made "one giant leap for mankind" with a small step on to the moon. The modest man who had people on Earth entranced and awed from almost a quarter million miles away died Saturday. He was 82.