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Buzz Aldrin

Edwin Eugene "Buzz" Aldrin, Jr. (born January 20, 1930) is a retired American astronaut who was the lunar module pilot on Apollo 11, the first manned lunar landing in history. On July 20, 1969, he was the second human being to set foot on the Moon, following mission commander Neil Armstrong. He is also a retired United States Air Force pilot. Aldrin was born in Glen Ridge, New Jersey, to Edwin Eugene Aldrin, Sr., a career military man, and his wife Marion (née Moon). He is of Scottish, Swedish, and German ancestry. After graduating from Montclair High School in 1946, Aldrin turned down a full scholarship offer from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and went to the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York. The nickname "Buzz" originated in childhood: the younger of his two elder sisters mispronounced "brother" as "buzzer", and this was shortened to Buzz. Aldrin made it his legal first name in 1988. Aldrin graduated third in his class at West Point in 1951, with a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering. He was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force and served as a jet fighter pilot during the Korean War. He flew 66 combat

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Buzz Aldrin -- Tang Comment Was Just a Joke

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- 1409 days ago
Buzz Aldrin -- I'm Just Going To Say It ... TANG SUCKS!

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- 1414 days ago
Buzz Aldrin -- Officially Divorced

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Officially Divorced

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- 1568 days ago
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Buzz Aldrin
No More Space for Me!

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- 1639 days ago
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- 2061 days ago
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- 2074 days ago
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- 2090 days ago
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