On this day in history, Jan. 20, 1930, Buzz Aldrin is born, moon walker taught mankind ‘sky is not the limit’
Apollo 11 astronaut Edwin Eugene “Buzz” Aldrin Jr., who reimagined the potential of human achievement before a worldwide audience when he walked on the moon, was born on this day in history, Jan. 20, 1930.
“The sky is not the limit … There are footprints on the Moon!” the explorer enthused in his 2016 book, “No Dream Is Too High: Life Lessons From a Man Who Walked on the Moon.”
The Apollo 11 mission was the first in human history to land men on earth’s satellite, fulfilling a dream as old as humanity itself.
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Neil Armstrong was the first astronaut to step on the lunar surface at 9:56 p.m. ET on July 20, 1969.
He was followed 19 minutes later by Aldrin.
The pioneer of human exploration was born to reach for the heavens.
His father, Edwin Eugene Aldrin, was an early champion of aviation who served in both World War I and World War II; his mom was named Marion Moon.
Buzz Aldrin was born in Glen Ridge, New Jersey, and attended Montclair High School.
He was a 1951 gradate of the United States Military Academy at West Point.
“The sky is not the limit … There are…
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