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.

Buzz Aldrin wants a human colony on Mars

Pioneering astronaut Buzz Aldrin wants NASA to set its sights on more ambitious destinations, far beyond the moon - Mars.

Buzz Aldrin`s 1969 guide on Moon landing to go on sale

"Contact Light", spoken by Buzz Aldrin, and not the historic `One small step` quote by Neil Armstrong, were the first words on the Moon, the guide used by Apollo 11 astronauts has revealed.

Apollo 11 moonwalker Buzz Aldrin turns 83

Buzz Aldrin, the second person ever to walk on the Moon along with Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong, has celebrated his 83rd birthday.

I think me and Neil Armstrong were friends: Buzz Aldrin

Buzz Aldrin, the second man to set foot on the moon following mission commander Neil Armstrong, has busted one of the many myths attached to the Apollo 11 landing – that the pair didn’t get along.

How Armstrong saved Apollo 11 mission

Neil Armstrong, who died last week at the age of 82, will always be remembered as the first man to walk on the moon.