Photos: Tropical Storm Isaac Hit Cuba And Haiti

26 08 2012

A man stands on a post with a stop sign as waves pass the seawall during the passage of Tropical Storm Isaac in Baracoa, Cuba, Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012. Tropical Storm Isaac pushed into Cuba on Saturday after sweeping across Haiti’s southern peninsula. Isaac’s center made landfall just before midday near the far-eastern tip of Cuba. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

Men stand behind the seawall as waves brought by Tropical Storm Isaac splash over them in Baracoa, Cuba, Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

In this photo released by the U.N. mission in Haiti, MINUSTAH, a woman swims through flood waters in a low lying area affected by Tropical Storm Isaac in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012. Tropical Storm Isaac swept across Haiti’s southern peninsula early Saturday, dousing a capital city prone to flooding and adding to the misery of a poor nation still trying to recover from the 2010 earthquake. (AP Photo/MINUSTAH, Logan Abassi)

Haitians make their way through their neighborhood flooded by the rising Riviere Grise after the brunt of Tropical Storm Isaac passed in Port-au-Prince, Haiti in this August 25, 2012 handout photo. The storm dumped torrential rains on Haiti and flattened tent camps housing survivors of the a devastating earthquake, then began an assault on eastern Cuba. REUTERS/Benjamin Rusnak/Food for the Poor/Handout

A man carries a child as residents leave an area flooded by Tropical Storm Isaac in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)

People stand surveying the damage of homes flooded by the rising Riviere Grise after the brunt of Tropical Storm Isaac passed in Port-au-Prince, Haiti August 25, 2012. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)

A home that was built twice within the last two years is left in ruins during the passage of Tropical Storm Isaac near the seawall in Baracoa, Cuba, Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012.  (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

Associated Press/Dieu Nalio Chery – A woman wades through a flooded street triggered by Tropical Storm Isaac in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)

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Neil Armstrong Died At 82

26 08 2012

 

 Neil Armstrong  (AP Photo/NASA)

Neil Armstrong passed away on August 7, 2012.

He died two days after his 82 birthday on August 5, 2012.

Armstrong commanded the Apollo 11 spacecraft that landed on the moon July 20, 1969.

A statement from the family says he died following complications resulting from cardiovascular procedures. 

NASA test pilot Neil Armstrong is seen here next to the X-15 ship #1 after a research flight.
In this March 6, 1966 file photo Astronaut Neil Armstrong, pilot for the Gemini VIII mission is shown. The family of Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, says he has died at age 82. A statement from the family says he died following complications resulting from cardiovascular procedures. It doesn’t say where he died. Armstrong commanded the Apollo 11 spacecraft that landed on the moon July 20, 1969. He radioed back to Earth the historic news of “one giant leap for mankind.” Armstrong and fellow astronaut Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin spent nearly three hours walking on the moon, collecting samples, conducting experiments and taking photographs. In all, 12 Americans walked on the moon from 1969 to 1972. (AP Photo/FILE)








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