Neil Armstrong: First man on the moon

A smiling Neil A. Armstrong, commander of Apollo 11 flight which will land him on the moon, digs into his pre-flight breakfast steak, July 16, 1969, Cape Kennedy, Fla. Armstrong will take man�s first steps on the moon if the Apollo 11 flight goes as scheduled. (AP Photo/Pool)

August 25, 2012 2:08 pm  • 

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"Tales from the Morgue" is a way for the Star to share stories from the treasure trove of information held in its old files.

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