English Practical Work Aldrin Edwin Schmittendorf Federico
Edwin Eugene Aldrin (1930), American astronaut knows as “Buzz”, and born in Glen Ridge, New Jersey. He graduated of licentiate in sciences for the military academy of United States in 1995.
Aldrin served as pilot on attack's plane during Corea´s war. After graduating as Doctor in Sciences 1963, he represented the air forces in the Naves Spatial Center (Texas) and one year later he incorporated to program of apprenticeship of astronauts.
In 1966 he was part of the substitute's team of the Gemini IX mission, but his opportunity will be on 11 th November 1966, which he was thrown to space with James Lovell in the Gemini XII spaceship.
During this four days long flight, Aldrin did the “spatial walk” for five and a half hours ( a record!). In the July of 1969 he was the second man to put a foot in the moon when he participated in the Apollo 11 mission.
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