Skooter reporting 08/09/12
The first man to walk on the moon,, was recovering Wednesday from cardiac bypass surgery, days after his 82nd birthday. The heart surgery occurred or where Armstrong was recuperating, it was not clear, the report said. The only report received from a NASA spokesman who called on Armstrong’s wife, Carol, was that the former astronaut was recovering Wednesday.
The Apollo 11 spacecraft headed by Armstrong landed on the moon on July 20, 1969, and he radioed back to Earth the historic news of "one giant leap for mankind." The former astronaut spent nearly three hours walking on the moon with fellow astronaut Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin.
The last man to walk on the moon was Gene Cernan andwas the first American to orbit the Earth.
A message Wednesday on Aldrin's Twitter account and NASA also wished Armstrong well.
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