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

Armstrong Memorial Service

NASA/Paul E. Alers

Acolytes lead the recessional through the Nave at the conclusion of a memorial service celebrating the life of Neil Armstrong at the Washington National Cathedral, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012.

Neil Armstrong Memorial Service

NASA/Paul E. Alers

The Right Rev. Mariann Edgar Budde, bishop of Washington, delivers the Homily during a memorial service celebrating the life of Neil Armstrong at the Washington National Cathedral, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012.

Apollo 17 astronaut Gene Cernan, the Last Man to Walk on the Moon, at the Armstrong Memorial Service

NASA/Paul E. Alers

Apollo 17 astronaut Gene Cernan, the last man to walk on the moon, speaks during a memorial service celebrating the life of Neil Armstrong at the Washington National Cathedral, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012.

NASA Remembers Neil Armstrong

NASA/Bill Ingalls

An image of Neil Armstrong is projected on a television screen as attendees sit in the Nave during a memorial service celebrating the life of Neil Armstrong at the Washington National Cathedral, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012.

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