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Celebrating Neil Armstrong: Memorial Service at National Cathedral (Photos)

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden Speaks at Armstrong Memorial Service

NASA/Bill Ingalls

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden delivers a tribute during a memorial service celebrating the life of Neil Armstrong, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012, at the Washington National Cathedral.

Diana Krall at the Armstrong Memorial Service

NASA/Paul E. Alers

Musician Diana Krall sings ""Fly Me to the Moon" during a memorial service celebrating the life of Neil Armstrong at the Washington National Cathedral, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012.

Armstrong Memorial Service

NASA/Paul E. Alers

The Rev. Gina Gilland Campbell, acting director of worship, Washington National Cathedral, reads the Gospel during a memorial service celebrating the life of Neil Armstrong at the Washington National Cathedral, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012.

Apollo 11 Command Module Pilot Michael Collins Looks On

NASA/Bill Ingalls

Apollo 11 command module pilot Michael Collins is framed by the upraised Bible held by the Rev. Gina Gilland Campbell during a memorial service celebrating the life of Neil Armstrong at the Washington National Cathedral, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012.

Armstrong Memorial Service

NASA/Bill Ingalls

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden, back to camera, speaks with Carol Armstrong after presenting her with a U.S. Flag that was flown at half-mast over Mission Control at Johnson Space Center in Houston, on the day of her husband’s passing, during a memorial service celebrating the life of Neil Armstrong at the Washington National Cathedral, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012.

Former Secretary of the Treasury John Snow Speaks at Armstrong Memorial Service

NASA/Bill Ingalls

Former Secretary of the Treasury John Snow speaks during a memorial service celebrating the life of Neil Armstrong at the Washington National Cathedral, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012.

Attendees Sing a Hymnal at Armstrong Memorial Service

NASA/Bill Ingalls

Attendees to the memorial service for Neil Armstrong sing a hymnal, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012, at the Washington National Cathedral.

Choir Singers at Armstrong Memorial Service

NASA/Paul E. Alers

Members of the Cathedral Choirsters sing "For the Beauty of the Earth" during a memorial service celebrating the life of Neil Armstrong at the Washington National Cathedral, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012.

Former U.S. Sen. John Glenn and Buzz Aldrin

NASA/Bill Ingalls

Former U.S. Sen. John Glenn, left, and Buzz Aldrin shake hands prior to a memorial service celebrating the life of Neil Armstrong, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012, at the Washington National Cathedral.

Armstrong Memorial Service

NASA/Bill Ingalls

Attendees stand with their hands over their hearts as a U.S. Navy ceremonial guard stands with the colors at the start of a memorial service celebrating the life of Neil Armstrong at the Washington National Cathedral, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012.

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