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Buzz Aldrin

Buzz Aldrin's accomplishments have left an indelible mark on the public's consciousness. While his mission to the moon represents the highest values of the human spirit, since returning to Earth he has continued to inspire and teach.

Whoever we are, whatever we do, we must never forget that we have the power to make life an extraordinary voyage.

Did You Know?

600million viewers tuned in to see the Apollo 11 moon landing

289hours spent in space across two missions

21hours Apollo 11 landing module stayed on the lunar surface

$33.31expensed for Aldrin's voyage to the moon and back

Buzz got his famous nickname from his little sister, who called him "Buzzer" because she couldn't pronounce "brother".