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    Your guide to Melania Trumps Rose Garden renovations Ground beef recall 2020: JBS Food Canada recalls more than 38,000 pounds of meat Buzz Aldrin Fast Facts Here's a look at the life of astronaut Buzz Aldrin. © Jerod Harris/Getty Images Buzz Aldrin Personal Birth date: January 20, 1930 Birth place: Montclair, New Jersey Birth name: Edwin Eugene Aldrin Jr. Father: Edwin Aldrin Sr., an aviation pioneer and oil executive © buzzaldrin.com Mother: Marion (Moon) Aldrin Load Error Marriages: Lois Driggs Cannon (February 14, 1988-December 28, 2012, divorced); Beverly Van Zile (December 31, 1975-date unknown publicly, divorced); Joan A. (Archer) Aldrin (December 29, 1954-1972, divorced) Children: with Joan A. (Archer) Aldrin: James Michael, Janice Ross and...
    (CNN)History was made on this day more than half a century ago when two American astronauts walked on the moon. A mission many doubted was possible became reality for Neil Armstrong -- the first man to walk on the moon -- and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin, who joined him 19 minutes later.Here are some facts about what happened 51 years ago Monday:World watched history unfoldApollo 11 became the first manned spacecraft to land on the moon.Read MoreAt 9:32 a.m. ET, July 16, 1969, Apollo 11 launched from Florida on its mission to the moon.During the widely televised event, the world watched and waited as the lunar module Eagle separated from the command module and began its descent.Then came the words from...
    Astronaut Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin provided an uplifting message for all people of Earth. Posting on Twitter Saturday, the former lunar module pilot celebrated the "impossible" mission that put Aldrin and commander Neil Armstrong on the moon more than five decades ago. "Exactly 51 years ago, we were on our way to the Moon!" Aldrin wrote. "There was a sense of excitement, focus, purpose and anticipation. America was on the verge of completing the 'impossible.'" Exactly 51 years ago, we were on our way to the Moon! There was a sense of excitement, focus, purpose and anticipation. America was on the verge of completing the “impossible.” pic.twitter.com/2iUotlALqr— Dr. Buzz Aldrin (@TheRealBuzz) July 18, 2020 Aldrin, Armstrong (who died in 2012), and...
    The flight controls used by Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin during the Apollo 11 mission to the Moon have gone up for auction in America, where they are expected to fetch up to £160,000 ($200,000) each. The controls, which look like joysticks from a games console, were used to move the Columbia Command Service Module up, down, left and right as it carried the astronauts to and from the Moon in 1969. They formed an integral part of the Apollo 11 mission, which marked the first time humans landed on the lunar surface. The rare artefacts will go under the hammer during the Legends & Explorers auction by Beverly Hills-based Julien's Auctions, set to take place on July 17 and...
    Famed U.S. astronaut Buzz Aldrin shared a tribute to the Stars and Stripes on Sunday amid a brewing debate in pro sports and politics over whether national anthem protests are disrespectful to the American flag. “Every morning, I rise and hoist my American flag on my balcony,” Aldrin wrote on Twitter. “Old Glory serves as a welcome reminder that we're always striving to become a more perfect union. Today and every day, let us remember all the men and women who've fought valiantly to defend it. #flagday2020” Aldrin, 90, is best known for piloting the Apollo 11 Lunar Module in 1969. Aldrin and fellow astronaut Neil Armstrong were the first two humans in history to walk on the moon. Aldrin’s tribute drew...