Washington: US astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first man on the moon, will be buried at sea, family spokesperson Rick Miller said.
Miller said on Thursday that no other details on the timing or the location of the burial were available, reported Xinhua.
Neil Armstrong died on August 25 at the age of 82 following complications resulting from cardiovascular procedures.
Armstrong commanded the Apollo 11 spacecraft that landed on the moon on July 20, 1969, and has been best remembered by saying, "That's one small step for (a) man, one giant leap for mankind."...more
12:37 PM, Sep 07, 2012
London: In a new twist to Osama bin Laden saga, emails leaked from an intelligence analysis firm say the body of the al Qaeda leader was actually sent to the US for cremation than buried in sea. According to the emails, bin Laden was shot and killed during the famous Navy SEAL Team Six raid on his compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan and was transported back to the US and cremated....
08:10 PM, Mar 07, 2012
Washington: President Barack Obama said US forces were respectful of the body of Osama bin Laden when they buried his remains at sea, despite criticism from some Muslim clerics that it violated Islamic practice. "We took more care on this than, obviously, bin Laden took when he killed 3,000 people. He didn't have much regard for how they were treated and desecrated," Obama told CBS's "60 Minutes" program, referring to...
08:56 AM, May 06, 2011