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Buzz Aldrin

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Buzz Aldrin is an American mechanical engineer, retired United States Air Force pilot and astronaut who was the Lunar Module pilot on Apollo 11, the first manned lunar landing in history. On July 20, 1969, he was the second person to set foot on the Moon, following mission commander Neil Armstrong.
Non fiction
   Return to Earth (1973) (with Wayne Warga)
   Reaching for the Moon (2005)
   Look to the Stars (2009)
   Mission to Mars (2013)
   Welcome to Mars (2015) (with Marianne Dyson)
   No Dream is Too High (2018) (with Ken Abraham)
   To the Moon and Back (2018) (with Marianne Dyson)
Buzz Aldrin recommends
First Landing (2001)
Robert Zubrin
"Zubrin shows how a flight to Mars has progressed from fantasy to...a reality that can be achieved by us. Zubrin is showing us the way."
My Dream of Stars (2010)
Anousheh Ansari and Homer Hickam
"Ansari allows readers to experience the magic of space while sharing the triumphant story that brought her there. This is an awe-inspiring and heartwarming book."

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