Thursday, August 30, 2012

Flag at Half-Staff on Friday, August 31


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On Friday, August 31 our flag will be at half-staff in memory of Neil Armstrong.  We received the following message yeserday:

As a mark of respect for the memory of Neil Armstrong, President Obama has ordered that on the day of his interment, the flag of the United States shall be flown at half-staff at the White House and upon all public buildings and grounds

Below are some resources provided by Larry Ferlazzo for learning more about Neil Armstrong:

All resources found at

An interactive timeline looking at the life of Neil Armstrong is from The Associated Press.

Here is a recent four-part video interview with him.

Broadcasting from the Moon is from The Smithsonian.

MSNBC has both a slideshow and video report.

Astronaut Neil Armstrong is a CBS News slideshow.

Neil Armstrong is from The Economist.

NEIL ARMSTRONG comes from The BBC.

For Neil Armstrong, the First Moon Walker, It Was All about Landing the Eagle is from Scientific American.

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