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September 14, 2012
Bill Ingalls photo

Members of the U.S. Navy ceremonial guard hold an American flag over the remains of Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong during a burial at sea service aboard the USS Philippine Sea (CG 58), Friday, Sept. 14, 2012, in the Atlantic Ocean. Armstrong, who died last month in Ohio at age 82, walked on the moon in July 1969.

Bill Ingalls photo

In this photo provided by NASA, members of the U.S. Navy ceremonial guard hold a United States flag over the remains of Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong during a burial at sea service aboard the USS Philippine Sea (CG 58), Friday, Sept. 14, 2012, on the Atlantic Ocean. Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon during the 1969 Apollo 11 mission, died Aug. 25. He was 82.