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Watch NASA's tribute to Neil Armstrong's first death anniversary

Astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first man on the moon, passed away last year on 25 August, 2012, at the age of 82.

To commemorate his passing, NASA has created a video tribute which intersperses footage from his famed moonwalk with photographs of the astronaut and his family, set to the song 'Tranquility Base' by songwriter Eric Brace.

 Watch NASAs tribute to Neil Armstrongs first death anniversary

A screengrab from the NASA video. Image courtesy Youtube.

"Tranquility Base" was the name Armstrong gave the moon landing site after touchdown.

"NASA is remembering Apollo 11 commander Neil Armstrong, the first human to set foot on another world, on the first anniversary of his death," NASA officials wrote in a video description.

"Red Beet Records recording artist and Grammy nominee Eric Brace, with some video assistance from NASA, honors Armstrong with an original composition, 'Tranquility Base,' originally written to commemorate the 40th Anniversary of Apollo 11 in 2009."

Brace's song begins:

"Tell me Neil, what you were thinking
With all of us watching you on the TV
Taking small steps and giant leaps and planting the flag
In a place no one had been."

Watch the video below.

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Updated Date: Aug 26, 2013 20:23:59 IST