Buzz Aldrin

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 Buzz Aldrin on the moon during the Apollo 11 mission: the astronaut had to withdraw from giving the opening lecture at Cork due to medical reasons. Photograph:  NASA/Liaison

A former Nasa astronaut who spent more than 100 days in space and completed six space walks has been chosen to deputise for space pioneer Dr Buzz Ald(...)

Apollo 11 astronaut Dr Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin is coming to Cork to participate in a prestigious spaces studies programme. File photograph: Getty Images

He was there when Neil Armstrong uttered his immortal lines, “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind” as he stepped on to the Moon.(...)

Buzz Aldrin: Cycling Pathways to Mars is a 10-minute virtual reality movie in which Aldrin’s hologram follows the viewer as they travel from the Moon to Mars

Former astronaut Buzz Aldrin might have the honour of being the second person to walk on the moon, but he says he wants to be remembered for more than(...)

Buzz Aldrin at the SXSW festival: the second man on the moon  wants us to get our asses to Mars. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

In numbers: Shockwaves at Lush 20 Percentage of Lush staff who are not British citizens and now feel “unwelcome and understandably upset” by the Bre(...)

Buzz Aldrin with Dr David Bowie in a Christchurch hospital. Photograph: Christina Korp via Twitter

In what can only be described as a space oddity, former astronaut Buzz Aldrin is being cared for in a New Zealand hospital by Dr David Bowie after bei(...)