Neil Armstrong recovers after heart bypass surgery
Mr Armstrong, who turned 82 on Sunday, had surgery to relieve four blocked coronary arteries.
As commander of the Apollo 11 mission, Mr Armstrong became the first man to set foot on the Moon on 20 July 1969.
In a statement, Nasa administrator Charles Bolden wished the "true American hero" a quick recovery.
Edited by Waspie_Dwarf, 25 August 2012 - 07:40 PM.