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Meet Buzz Aldrin: First man to pee on the moon

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American astronaut Buzz Aldrin was the second man who set foot on the surface of the moon during NASA’s Apollo 11 mission. He also holds the honour of being the first man who urinated on the moon.
Yes! During the Apollo 11 Moon landing, Buzz took a leak when he felt pressed.

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Buzz Aldrin, a former U.S. Air Force officer with the Command Pilot rating set foot on the Moon at  on July 21, 1969, just behind mission commander Neil Armstrong . Although accomplished one of the greatest achievements of human history, Buzz is still ready for another exploration. Aged 86, he still harbours thoughts of landing in Mars.

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Buzz Aldrin was born Edwin Eugene Aldrin Jr on January 20, 1930 in Montclair, New Jersey but his family nicknamed him Buzz. The name evolved as his younger sister would struggle to pronounce “brother” and would often call him “buzzer”.
He legally changed his name to Buzz Aldrin in 1988.
Buzz was a US Navy fighter pilot who participated in 66 F-86  combat missions in the Korean war, earning him the Distinguished Flying Cross medal for destroying two MIG’s and damaging another.

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