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Right now former NASA astronaut Neil Armstrong being laid to rest at a service in Ohio.
By the American hero passed away last Saturday at the age of eighty TU.
He captured the world's collective imagination and inspired a generation that these famous first steps on the -- surface just -- decades ago.
Mike Tobin is -- -- Indian hill Ohio with more Mike.
And you know generally just heard from Apollo eight astronaut Bill Anders who said -- will never have another hero like Neil Armstrong.
We also heard from NASA administrator Charlie Boldin who said.
That Neil Armstrong would not be comfortable with all of the people here and all of this attention what he would've liked out of today it's -- that we saw just a few minutes ago flyover.
From US navy F eighteenth now joining out all the people here at this memorial today are John Glenn.
Jim level commander of Apollo thirteen.
Buzz Aldrin and -- cern and the last man to walk on the -- all of them remembering someone.
Who made such a contribution to history he is remembered and political circles as recently as last night.
The souls of Neil Armstrong's boots on the moon made permanent impression on our -- And I watch those steps together on her parents sofa.
Like all Americans who went to bed that night knowing we live in the greatest country in the history of the world.
-- -- All built around for the.
-- -- -- -- -- -- You know there is some dispute over that historic line Neil Armstrong always insisted he meant to say and thought he said.
One small step for a man.
And that -- it was -- lost in the radio static or the excitement of the moment and he says the whole line would have made -- more sensory always said that.
But anyway this memorial takes place under the blue moon which is very appropriate -- -- means you get to full moons in the same month than what the Armstrong families asking everyone to deal.
It looked up at the moon remember Neil Armstrong.
And given little -- Jenna.
-- they -- thing we can do life's little irony -- that it's that's a pretty easy night.
Mike thank you.
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