UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS (FOX19) -- The University of Cincinnati will open later this week an exhibit about astronaut Neil Armstrong who taught at university in the 1970s.
“Neil Armstrong: The Life and Flight of a Reluctant Hero” will open to the public on Thursday at UC’s Philip M. Meyers Jr. Memorial Gallery in the Steger Student Life Center.
Armstrong was a professor of aerospace engineering at UC from 1971 to 1979. Armstrong became the first man to walk on the moon on July 20, 1969.
The exhibit features artifacts donated to UC by the Armstrong family, including a space mask and plaques awarded to Armstrong. The exhibit runs through Nov. 27.
Armstrong, 82, of Indian Hill, died in August 2012.