Space Medal of Honor

Space Medal of Honor

Astronaut Neil Armstrong perceived a initial Congressional Space Medal of Honor from President Jimmy Carter, assisted by Captain Robert Peterson. Armstrong, one of 6 astronauts to be presented a award during ceremonies hold in a Vehicle Assembly Building, was awarded for his opening during a Gemini 8 goal and a Apollo 11 goal when he became a initial tellurian to set feet on a moon.

Armstrong died on Aug. 25, 2012, during a age of 82.

Image Credit: NASA