Buzz Aldrin

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Buzz Aldrin

Buzz AldrinThe Second Man on the Moon

Aldrin was the first to hold communion on the moon, a controversial event that Aldrin said he wouldn't do again.

Born:January 20, 1930

Born Edwin Eugene Aldrin Jr. in Glen Ridge, New Jersey. He offically changed his name to Buzz in 1988.

We choose to go to the Moon! We choose to go to the Moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard; because that goal will serve to organize and measure the best of our energies and skills, because that challenge is one that we are willing to accept, one we are unwilling to postpone, and one we intend to win-John F. Kennedy

Graduated from West Point third in his class where he moved on to become a fighter pilot in the Korean War.

He was selected by NASA for his outstanding military career, after the death of the Gemini 9 members.

Graduated High School in 1946

Graduates from West Point in 1951

Selected by NASA October 1963

July 20,1969

Changes name to Buzz 1988

Bart Sibrel Incident Sep. 9th, 2002

Retires onMarch 1972

Proposed the Aldrin Cycler1985

Aldrin hopes that one day, we will colonize a celestial body, but his biggest plan right now is to send man to Mars.

After the moon he was plagued with the question, now what? Unsure of what to do with his life he became an alcholic.

Aldrin, Buzz.Magnificent Desolation. New York: Three Rivers Press, 2010. PrintBuzz Aldrin: Official Site.2016 Buzz Aldrin Enterprises. Web. Dec. 23, 2015.

Buzz Aldrin is like Steve Wozniak. Both pioneers in their field. While Buzz Aldrin is a space explorer, Woznik is a computer techinian. Both are similar in the sense of being underappreciated as well.

Buzz Aldrin is a pioneer in the space age. He has peremantly changed all of history by leaving footprints on the moon; footprints that will stay on the surface for the next million years.


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