Famous Astronauts

Edwin Eugene "Buzz" Aldrin Jr

Edwin Eugene "Buzz" Aldrin Jr was born January 20, 1930 in Essex County, New Jersey. Buzz has three kids, Janice Aldrin, James Aldrin, and Andrew Aldrin. He spent 12 days, 1 hour, 52 minutes in space. He was in Gemini 12, Apollo 11. He was the second person to walk the moon. He set foot on the moon at 3:15:16 on July 21, 1969. He is a former U.S. Air Force officer and a command pilot. He was a jet fighter during the Korean War.