Buzz Aldrin

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin Full Name: Buzz Aldrin [Edwin Eugene Aldrin Jr.]

United States of America

Profession: Astronaut
Why Famous: Lunar module pilot on Apollo 11 and the second person to walk on the Moon.

Born: January 20, 1930 (88 years old)

Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aquarius

Married Life

  • 1954-12-29 Astronaut Buzz Aldrin (24) weds Joan Archer
  • 1975-12-19 Astronaut Buzz Aldrin (45) weds Beverly Zile
  • 1988-02-14 Astronaut Buzz Aldrin (58) weds Lois Driggs Cannon
  • 2012-12-28 Astronaut Buzz Aldrin (82) divorces Lois Driggs Cannon due to irreconcilable differences after 23 years of marriage

Historical Events in the Life of Buzz Aldrin

  • 1966-11-12 Buzz Aldrin takes the first 'space selfie', a photo of himself performing extravehicular activity in space during the Gemini program
  • 1969-07-20 1st Moon Landing: Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin step out from Apollo spacecraft 11, 530 million watch live global broadcast

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