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American astronaut; second person to walk on the Moon

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Buzz Aldrin: American astronaut; second person to walk on the Moon
Buzz Aldrin is an American engineer and a former astronaut and fighter pilot. Aldrin made three spacewalks as pilot of the 1966 Gemini 12 mission, and as the Apollo Lunar Module pilot on the 1969 Apollo 11 mission, he and mission commander Neil Armstrong were the first two humans to land on the Moon.


To the Moon! Apollo 11's great adventure

Jeffrey Kluger, editor-at-large at Time magazine, recounts the human landmark of landing men on the lunar surface. Kluger talks with Apollo 11 command module pilot Michael Collins and astronaut Edwin..
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Watch: Apollo 11 splashdown 50 years ago today

Four days after the first successful moon landing, astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins faced a final, harrowing challenge
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How CBS News covered the Apollo 11 splashdown

On July 24, 1969, Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong, Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin, and Michael Collins completed the final leg of their extraordinary journey to the moon, returning safely back to Earth. Watch..
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Astronauts hailed as heroes 50 years after historic moon landing

Capping a week of celebrations over the historic Apollo 11 mission, Vice President Mike Pence joined astronaut Buzz Aldrin on Saturday at the launch pad in Florida that sent the moonwalker and his two..
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Buzz Aldrin punched a moon landing conspiracy theorist

It’s the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, but not everyone sees it this way. Nathan Rousseau Smith has the story.
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Conspiracy theorist punched by Buzz Aldrin still insists moon landing was fake

Bart Sibrel, a filmmaker and conspiracy theorist punched by Buzz Aldrin, has centered his career around disproving the Apollo 11 moon landing in 1969.
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The history of the Apollo 11 moon landing

Saturday marks 50 years since the greatest technological achievement in human history: At 4:17 in the afternoon Eastern time, a spacecraft carrying astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin touched..
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Rare auction: A book used by Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin's moon landing

An out of this world auction item used by the first people on the moon could go for one giant price! Buzz60’s Mercer Morrison has the story.  
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Trump takes shots at NASA administrator during photo op celebrating Apollo moon landing

During an Oval Office photo op to commemorate Apollo 11 astronauts Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins, President Trump dug at NASA chief Jim Bridenstine.
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President Nixon talks to Apollo 11 astronauts on the moon

Shortly after Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin planted the U.S. flag on the moon, they received a congratulatory phone call from President Richard Nixon. Watch the CBS News coverage from July 20, 1969.
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Apollo 11 astronauts plant flag on the moon on July 20, 1969

On July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin planted the American flag on the surface of the moon. Watch the moment here.
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Watch the moment men first landed on the moon

Walter Cronkite anchored CBS News live coverage on July 20, 1969, as Apollo 11's "Eagle" lunar lander, carrying astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin, touched down on the moon. TV viewers..
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Trump and Melania meet with Buzz Aldrin to remember moon landing — live updates

President Trump and the first lady are taking pictures with the remaining Apollo 11 crew and family
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Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong put a flag on the moon. Here's what you can and can't see in the iconic photo

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, USA TODAY spoke with NASA experts to explain the details in the famed flag photo on the moon.
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Apollo 11 astronaut returns to launch pad where first humans lifted off for the moon

Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins returned to the launch pad Tuesday at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida where he flew to the moon 50 years ago along with the late Neil Armstrong and Buzz..
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A look back at the history made by Apollo 11

Crowds are gathering at Kennedy Space Center to mark the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 launch, the mission to put the first people on the moon. Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin stepped onto the..
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Apollo 11 astronauts share a meal before their historic mission

Astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins appeared calm, joking and laughing as they ate dinner the night before their historic launch to the moon on July 16, 1969.
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Apollo 11 astronauts wave goodbye as they head to the Saturn V rocket

Despite a police escort, Aldrin, Armstrong, and Collins’ transfer van was stymied by traffic and arrived late at launch station 39A
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"Sunday Morning" Full Episode 7/14

This week's edition of "Sunday Morning," hosted by Jane Pauley, features Time magazine editor-at-large Jeffrey Kluger's report on the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. Plus: Tracy Smith..
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Some lucky people will own artifacts from Apollo 11 thanks to a special auction

From an auction that ended Thursday, lucky winners will take home pieces from the Apollo 11 mission, including Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin items.
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Mining of the Moon to Begin: ESA Signs Contract

mining of the moon to begin: esa signs contract
by Stephanie Boyd - 2019 will be a very important year for the Moon – not only has there already been footage sent back from the reported ‘dark side’ in recent weeks, but we will..
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