Edwin Aldrin 1930

Nationality:
American

Edwin Eugene Aldrin, Jr, born 1930 in Montclair, New Jersey; graduated West Point 1951 and served in Korean War; doctor of science degree in astronautics from MIT; selected as NASA astronaut 1963; pilot on Gemini 12; second man on moon on Apollo 11 flight 1969; retired 1972; continues to promote space travel.