CINCINNATI (AP) - A Cincinnati museum chosen by Neil Armstrong to receive a moon rock from his Apollo 11 mission is offering free admission for a day in honor of him.
Armstrong, the first man on the moon, died Saturday at 82. The Ohioan commanded the historic landing of the Apollo 11 spacecraft on the moon on July 20, 1969.
The Natural History & Science Museum at the Cincinnati Museum Center is offering the free admission Sunday.
A museum spokeswoman says NASA allowed Armstrong and other astronauts to select sites for some moon rocks through its ambassadors for science program in 2006 and Armstrong chose the Cincinnati museum.
The rock is on permanent display there with a replica Armstrong's Apollo 11 space suit and tools.
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