First man on the moon Neil Armstrong passes away! (CNN) -- Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, has died, his family said Saturday. He was 82. "We are heartbroken to share the news that Neil Armstrong has passed away following complications resulting from cardiovascular procedures," Armstrong's family said in a statement. Armstrong underwent heart surgery this month. "While we mourn the loss of a very good man, we also celebrate his remarkable life and hope that it serves as an example to young people around the world to work hard to make their dreams come true, to be willing to explore and push the limits, and to selflessly serve a cause greater than themselves," his family said. Source: CNN Duh tumetoka mbali. Neil Armstrong alipotinga mwezini mwaka 1969 nakumbuka hata bendi ya Super Vea (Mwanza) iliimba wimbo wa Apollo Kumi na Moja, wakati huo tukiwa wanafunzi wa Chopra Sec (Mwanza sekondari) na ndio kwanza hospitali ya Bugando ilikuwa bado ni mwali. RIP Neil Armstrong!