Beautiful, Moving Photos From Neil Armstrong’s Burial At Sea

NASA shared these images of Neil Armstrong’s burial service today aboard the USS Philippine Sea. It looks like it was a beautiful service.

Photo Credit: (NASA/__username__ / Via Flickr: nasahqphoto
Photo Credit: (NASA/__username__ / Via Flickr: nasahqphoto

US Navy Captain Steve Shinego, commanding officer of the USS Philippine Sea (CG 58), holding the hands of Carol Armstrong, Neil’s widow.

Photo Credit: (NASA/__username__ / Via Flickr: nasahqphoto
Photo Credit: (NASA/__username__ / Via Flickr: nasahqphoto
Photo Credit: (NASA/__username__ / Via Flickr: nasahqphoto
Photo Credit: (NASA/__username__ / Via Flickr: nasahqphoto
Photo Credit: (NASA/__username__ / Via Flickr: nasahqphoto
Photo Credit: (NASA/__username__ / Via Flickr: nasahqphoto
Photo Credit: (NASA/__username__ / Via Flickr: nasahqphoto
Photo Credit: (NASA/__username__ / Via Flickr: nasahqphoto

Neil’s widow, Carol Armstrong, is given his flag.

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