Buzz Aldrin

  • Photo: Buzz Aldrin took selfies to another level: his 1966 selfie from Gemini space mission is the first space selfie ever! July 20, 2014

    The term 'selfie' may have been coined recently, but the phenomenon has been quite a craze for decades now. Buzz Aldrin proved it by tweeting a photo from the Gemini 12 space mission in 1966. The astronaut claims it was the first space selfie ever! He may have been the...
  • UFOs, Mars, and the desolate place called Moon: 5 interesting things Buzz Aldrin discussed on his Reddit AMA that no one knew July 10, 2014

    American astronaut Buzz Aldrin, the second person to walk the moon, launched a social media campaign yesterday called Apollo 45. On the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, Aldrin launched a YouTube channel and conducted an extremely insightful Reddit AMA. There are things from this AMA that left...
  • US astronaut Buzz Aldrin plans human colony on Mars April 7, 2013

    Melbourne: US astronaut Buzz Aldrin, the second man to walk on the Moon, has laid out an ambitious plan of setting up a human colony on Mars within the next two decades. The 83-year-old astronaut, who joined the late Neil Armstrong for a globally watched and remembered leap on the...
  • Neil Armstrong undergoes heart surgery August 9, 2012

    Columbus: Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, was recovering on Wednesday from heart surgery, days after his 82nd birthday. It wasn't clear where the surgery occurred or where Armstrong was recuperating. A NASA spokesman who talked to Armstrong's wife, Carol, said only that the former astronaut was...
  • Giant leap for mankind slows down, others race to moon July 21, 2009

    Forty years ago, USA's space agency NASA put the first man on the surface of the moon. Neil Armstrong delivered words that captivated all mankind. "That's one small step for man, a giant leap for mankind," Armstrong had said. But with a crunch in resources in a downturn economy, NASA...
  • 40 years since first moonwalk: Meet the moon men July 20, 2009

    CNN's Monita Rajpal takes a memory trip to the moon with Buzz Aldrin and Eugene Cernin, two of only 12 people to join such an unusual, historic and exclusive club. ...