The news broke out first via Twitter. It's confirmed. Astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first man on the moon, has died. Several verified Twitter accounts of major news outlet already sent out tweets confirming the incident.
NBC NEWS confirms: Astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first man on the moon, has died.
— NBC News (@NBCNews) August 25, 2012
FLASH: Neil Armstrong, first man on the moon, dead at 82: U.S. media
— Reuters Top News (@Reuters) August 25, 2012
|Neil Armstrong With The American Flag On The Moon|