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Buzz Aldrin, second man on Moon, in stable condition after South Pole evacuation

Buzz Aldrin, second man on Moon, in stable condition after South Pole evacuation

The 86-year-old former astronaut is said to be 'responding well' to the treatment for fluid on his lungs at Christchurch Hospital, New Zealand, and is in stable condition. 

Apollo astronaut Buzz Aldrin joins Florida university

Former astronaut Buzz Aldrin, one of the first Americans to land on the moon, will spearhead a new research institute in Florida aimed at paving a path toward Mars exploration and settlement, officials said on Thursday.

Buzz Aldrin reimbursed $33.31 by US govt for Apollo 11 Moon mission

Buzz Aldrin reimbursed $33.31 by US govt for Apollo 11 Moon mission

Former NASA astronaut Buzz Aldrin has revealed that the US government reimbursed him $33.31 for his historic moon landing mission in 1969.

When 46 years ago Neil Armstrong took ''One giant leap for Mankind''

When 46 years ago Neil Armstrong took ''One giant leap for Mankind''

On this day in 1969, Neil Armstrong, an American astronaut, became the first person to walk on the moon. To millions of people witnessing history, he proclaimed these unforgettable words on television: “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.

Mars explorers should be left there as settlers: Buzz Aldrin

Mars explorers should be left there as settlers: Buzz Aldrin

Buzz Aldrin, former NASA astronaut and the second man on the Moon felt that the first human beings who go to Mars shouldn't return to the Earth.

First 'space selfie' by Buzz Aldrin sells for £6,000

First 'space selfie' by Buzz Aldrin sells for £6,000

The first 'selfie' taken in space by Nasa astronaut Buzz Aldrin in 1966 has fetched almost 6,000 pounds - ten times its estimate - at an auction here. 

Mars much better than moon, says man-on-moon BuzzAldrin

Mars much better than moon, says man-on-moon BuzzAldrin

Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin will support a new mission to the moon by countries other than the US, and is looking forward to a manned mission to Mars.

From Moon to Mars, Armstrong will always be there

Honouring the first moonwalker Neil Armstrong, NASA has renamed the historic "operations and checkout building" at the Florida-based John F Kennedy Space Centre as the "Neil Armstrong operations and checkout building".

GE designs iconic Moon boot-inspired sneakers

GE has designed sneakers that have been inspired by the space boots worn by Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin when they set foot on the moon.

US may be in `worst position` of space exploration, fears Buzz Aldrin

Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin has recently shown his concerns over US losing its position at the forefront of space exploration.

First men on Mars should never return, says Buzz Aldrin

Buzz Aldrin, the second man to ever walk on Moon, feels that the first men to land on Mars should never return to Earth.

Moon not beautiful like Neil Armstrong described: Buzz Aldrin

Buzz Aldrin, the second man to walk on the moon, thought that the moon was "desolate" not "beautiful" as described by Neil Armstrong, who was the first to walk the moon.

Buzz Aldrin wants humans to colonise Mars within next 25 years

Buzz Aldrin thinks that manned missions to Mars should take place sooner rather than later - within the next quarter of a century.

Neil Armstrong honoured by crewmates and fellow workers

The `first man to walk on moon`, Neil Armstrong was honoured by his fellow workers and crewmates during a memorial service at the Johnson Space centre.

Buzz Aldrin wants permanent human base on Mars

Buzz Aldrin, who landed on the moon with Neil Armstrong in 1969, is making a strong case for a permanent settlement on Mars.

Space less noisy than portrayed in movies

A day after attending the New York premiere of the post-apocalyptic thriller, ` After Earth`, legendary astronaut Buzz Aldrin admits that the film was a great family drama, but the space scenes were not realistic.

Lost Apollo 11 moon dust found in California lab warehouse

Vials of moon dust brought back to Earth by Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin have been rediscovered inside a lab warehouse in California after sitting in storage unnoticed for more than 40 years.

More than 78,000 apply to go Red Planet

More than 78,000 people have applied for the one-way trip to Mars.

US must colonise Mars with permanent human settlement: Buzz Aldrin

Buzz Aldrin, the US astronaut who became the second man to walk on the moon, has said that the US must lead the way towards building a permanent settlement on Mars.

Mars exploration achievable in next 20 yrs: Expert

Despite big challenges, man could be sent on a mission to Mars over the next 20 years, NASA and private sector experts have said.