Aldrin, Edwin E., Jr

January 2009
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
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Aldrin, Edwin E., Jr. (1930-), a United States astronaut. He was the second human being, after Neil Armstrong, to set foot on the moon. As members of the Apollo 11 crew, he and Armstrong landed on the lunar surface on July 20, 1969. Aldrin had previously participated in the Gemini 12 mission in 1966. He wrote Return to Earth (1973) about his experiences.


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