Neil Armstrong

This year's Ohio State Fair butter sculpture display honors the 50th anniversary of the moon landing with a full-size likeness of astronaut and Ohio native Neil Armstrong.  

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Court documents show Mercy Health-Fairfield Hospital in Cincinnati paid the estate of astronaut Neil Armstrong 6 million dollars to settle allegations that complications from cardiac bypass surgery led to his 2012 death. 

The countdown has begun. It's T-minus a month or so until the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 — and humanity's first and famous steps on another world.

Historic preservationists are hoping that the upcoming 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing this summer will persuade the United Nations to do something to protect Neil Armstrong's footprints in the lunar dust.


An experimental aircraft flown by the late astronaut and Ohio native Neil Armstrong has been rennovated and returned to the museum in his hometown.

Wapakoneta police are reporting the theft of additional items from the Armstrong Air and Space Museum

Associated Press

Wapakoneta police  say a rare gold replica of the lunar space module was stolen from the Armstrong Air and Space Museum this past Friday night.

Most of the space suit Ohio native Neil Armstrong wore when he became the first person to walk on the moon is now on display at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport, after being moved from the Cincinnati Museum Center.

Ohio has long celebrated its history in flight.

Ohio native and former astronaut James Lovell commander of the Apollo 13, has been chosen to receive the first Neil Armstrong Outstanding Achievement Award.

The famous words spoken by the late Wapakoneta native Neil Armstrong when he set foot on the moon in 1969 may have been misquoted by people over the years.

A Cincinnati boy who has fought an incurable skin disease and hearing loss since birth will attend today's national memorial service for his hero, Ohio native and former astronaut Neil Armstrong.

Former astronauts, political and business leaders, and family and friends gathered in suburban Cincinnati this morning to mourn and celebrate the life of Neil Armstrong.

Cincinnati museum honors Neil Armstrong

Aug 27, 2012

A constant stream of people filed through Cincinnati’s Museum Center Sunday (yesterday) to honor the late Neil Armstrong and view a piece of rock he brought back from the moon. WNKU’s Cheri Lawson reports the Museum Centers’ Museum of Natural History and Science offered free admission yesterday and extended it through Labor Day in honor of Armstrong .