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Edwin Aldrin

Edwin Aldrin

Born on: 20 Jan 1930
Join NASA in: 17 Oct 1963
Current status: Retired 1 Jul 1971
Spaceflight Position Date
Gemini 12 Pilot 11.11. - 15.11.1966
Apollo 11 LMP 16.07. - 24.07.1969
Spaceflight experience:
Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin was one of the third group of astronauts named by NASA in October 1963.

On November 11, 1966, he and command pilot James Lovell were launched into space in the Gemini 12 spacecraft on a 4-day flight, which brought the Gemini program to a successful close. Aldrin established a new record for extravehicular activity (EVA), spending 5-1/2 hours outside the spacecraft.

He served as lunar module pilot for Apollo 11, July 16-24, 1969, the first manned lunar landing mission. Aldrin followed Neil Armstrong onto the lunar surface on July 20, 1969, completing a 2-hour and 15 minute lunar EVA.

In July 1971, Aldrin resigned from NASA. Aldrin has logged 289 hours and 53 minutes in space, of which, 7 hours and 52 minutes were spent in EVA.

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