Buzz Aldrin

Buzz Aldrin

Enterprise | Montclair (1930)

Born and raised in Montclair, Buzz Aldrin distinguished himself in West Point during the Korean War. Selected as a NASA astronaut, Dr. Aldrin earned the privilege to be part of the historic Apollo 11 flight where he and Neil Armstrong became the first humans to walk on the moon. He has been awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in addition to more than 50 other distinguished awards and medals. Dr. Aldrin continues to remain at the forefront of efforts to ensure a leading role for the United States in manned space exploration. Although he now makes his home in California, Buzz Aldrin has never forgotten his New Jersey roots.

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