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Buzz Aldrin to NASA: Retire the International Space Station ASAP to Reach Mars

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Buzz Aldrin Visits White House, Talks Space with Vice President Mike Pence

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Buzz Aldrin Visits White House, Talks Space with Vice President Mike Pence

Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin, the second person ever to walk on the moon, stopped by the White House Friday (March 10) to talk space with Vice President Mike Pence. Aldrin's visit, which Pence unveiled in a Twitter post, comes as President Donald Trump's administration works to develop a new space policy for NASA and other government agencies. "Fun to host a true American explorer, Buzz Aldrin, at the @WhiteHouse as we work to shape the space policy of our administration," Pence wrote in the Twitter post. The statement was accompanied by a photo of Pence and Aldrin — decked...

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Buzz Aldrin explains his thoughts on how to communicate with aliens

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Buzz Aldrin explains his thoughts on how to communicate with aliens

Legendary NASA astronaut Buzz Aldrin recently talked about colonizing Mars and confirmed his belief in higher lifeforms. Aldrin stopped by AOL Build last week to promote his new book and while taking questions he said he believes there are more intelligent beings in the universe. In response to an audience member's question, Aldrin began discussing a science-fiction story he's working on that relates to Star Trek, saying he's "already about halfway there." He alluded to an alien civilization that sent humans "all of their smarts" 9,000 years ago, so that we could travel to where they are located in the...

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Nasa needs to go back to the moon BEFORE a Mars mission

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Nasa needs to go back to the moon BEFORE a Mars mission

While Nasa says the first manned trip to Mars could take place as early as 2035, the second man to walk on the moon has urged them to wait. Buzz Aldrin told Dailymail.com he believes that mankind should head for the red planet in 2040, but not until we explore and build habitats on the moon with the other space agencies of the world first. Aldrin said this mission should be an international collaboration and the input of big businesses, then a human colony could be established on Mars. 'Mars cannot be done by one nation alone,' said Aldrin. 'There...

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Buzz Aldrin Space Institute Formed at Florida Tech

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Buzz Aldrin Space Institute Formed at Florida Tech

MELBOURNE, FLA. — Florida Institute of Technology today held a signing ceremony formalizing the establishment of the Buzz Aldrin Space Institute at the university. Opening this fall and led by legendary Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin, the Institute will promote the settlement of Mars through research. “Florida Tech has long been at the forefront of exploration—since the days of our founding in 1958, serving as the ‘night school for missilemen’ when America began the race for space at Cape Canaveral,” said Florida Tech President and CEO Anthony J. Catanese. “Having Dr. Aldrin build this new initiative at Florida Tech is...

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