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Apollo 11 Astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, Michael Collins, Quarantined for 21-Days; Documentary Explains Why

The Apollo 11 mission is probably NASA's most famous and successful project as the spaceflight helped land the first man on the moon. The event should have called for a celebration as soon as the Apollo 11 came back to Earth--and the whole world did, but the astronauts aboard the spacecraft were forced to isolate themselves for three weeks.
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Buzz Aldrin reacts to NASA’s Perseverance rover landing on Mars

Legendary Apollo 11 astronaut Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin this week hailed "all the folks" at NASA and its Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) on the successful landing of the Perseverance rover on the surface of Mars. Aldrin, the second man to walk on the moon, following Neil Armstrong, during the Apollo 11...
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Astronaut Buzz Aldrin gets vaccine ahead of 91st birthday

Apollo 11 astronaut and second man on the moon Buzz Aldrin turned 91 years on Wednesday just days after getting his first shot of a COVID-19 vaccine. He posted to Twitter earlier in the week images of him rolling up his sleeves while receiving his first shot of the vaccine.
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Famous birthdays for Jan. 20: David Lynch, Buzz Aldrin

Jan. 20 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Aquarius. -- Harold Gray, creator of the comic strip "Little Orphan Annie," in 1894. -- Astronaut Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin, the second man to set foot on the moon, in 1930 (age 91) -- Actor Tom Baker...
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Happy Birthday Buzz Aldrin: Everything to Know About the Legendary Astronaut

Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin Jr., astronaut, engineer, former fighter pilot, and hero turns 91 today. But the West Point grad is more than the second man to take that giant leap for mankind. He’s an absolute, all-around American icon. Before he explored space, Aldrin spent his youth adventuring around his native...
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Photograph of Buzz Aldrin standing on the moon with the American flag and the lunar module, signed on the mount by all three crew members: Armstrong, Aldrin, and Collins

A splendid association: this magnificent photograph is inscribed to Vanderbilt heir William A. M. Burden and his wife Peggy. Financier, philanthropist, and diplomat, Burden made his fortune in aviation finance and advised several presidents on aviation matters. As a member of the Smithsonian’s Board of Regents, he was instrumental in the creation of the National Air & Space Museum. Burden “made his own fortune in aviation securities” (Smithsonian). A major figure in the history of American aviation finance, Burden was a key adviser to the American government on the development of aviation. As a member of the Smithsonian’s Board of Regents, Burden was instrumental in the creation of the National Air and Space Museum. When the project’s funding was threatened, he secured the support of his friend Richard M. Nixon. Burden’s personal collection “formed the core of the National Air and Space Museum historical aviation research collection” (Scott, Aeronautics and Space Flight Collections, p. 192). A leading collector of modern art, Burden oversaw the dramatic expansion of the Museum of Modern Art in the 1950s and 1960s as its president.