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Buzz Aldrin Turns 90

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Buzz Aldrin
Aldrin in 2019. He wears his NASA astronaut pin on his lapel. Credit: The White House from Washington, DC

Buzz Aldrin (/ˈɔːldrɪn/; born Edwin Eugene Aldrin Jr.; January 20, 1930) is an American engineer and a former astronaut and fighter pilot. As the Apollo Lunar Module pilot on the Apollo 11 mission, he and mission commander Neil Armstrong were the first two humans to land on the Moon.

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