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Astronaut Buzz Aldrin, lunar module pilot, walks on the surface of the Moon near the leg of the Lunar Module (LM) "Eagle" during the Apollo 11 exravehicular activity (EVA). Astronaut Neil A. Armstrong, commander, took this photograph with a 70mm lunar surface camera. While astronauts Armstrong and Aldrin descended in the Lunar Module (LM) "Eagle" to explore the Sea of Tranquility region of the Moon, astronaut Michael Collins, command module pilot, remained with the Command and Service Modules (CSM) "Columbia" in lunar orbit.

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Astronaut Buzz Aldrin, lunar module pilot of the first lunar landing mission, poses for a photograph beside the deployed United States flag during an Apollo 11 Extravehicular Activity (EVA) on the lunar surface. The Lunar Module (LM) is on the left, and the footprints of the astronauts are clearly visible in the soil of the Moon. Astronaut Neil A. Armstrong, commander, took this picture with a 70mm Hasselblad lunar surface camera. While astronauts Armstrong and Aldrin descended in the LM, the "Eagle", to explore the Sea of Tranquility region of the Moon, astronaut Michael Collins, command module pilot, remained with the Command and Service Modules (CSM) "Columbia" in lunar-orbit.

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Astronaut Buzz Aldrin, fourth from right, Annie Glenn, third from right, her husband, astronaut and Sen. John Glenn (D-Ohio), second from right, and singer Diana Krall, right, watch as the flags are marched into the memorial service for Neil Armstrong at the National Cathedral, Washington, D.C., Thursday, September 13, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Astronaut Buzz Aldrin, second from left, watches as Annie Glenn, third from left, and her husband, astronaut and Sen. John Glenn (D-Ohio), second from right, are greeted by a marine before the start of the memorial service for Neil Armstrong. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Astronaut Buzz Aldrin, fourth from right, Annie Glenn, third from right, her husband, astronaut and Sen. John Glenn (D-Ohio), second from right, and singer Diana Krall, right, watch as the flags are marched into the memorial service for Neil Armstrong at the National Cathedral, Washington, D.C., Thursday, September 13, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Astronaut Buzz Aldrin, second from left, watches as Annie Glenn, third from left, and her husband, astronaut and Sen. John Glenn (D-Ohio), second from right, are greeted by a marine before the start of the memorial service for Neil Armstrong at the National Cathedral, Washington, D.C., Thursday, September 13, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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From left: Astronaut Buzz Aldrin, Annie Glenn and her husband, astronaut and Ohio Sen. John Glenn, and singer Diana Krall watch Sept. 13, 2012, as the flags are marched into the memorial service for Neil Armstrong at the National Cathedral in Washington. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Astronaut Buzz Aldrin (second from left) watches as Annie Glenn (third from left) and her husband, astronaut and Ohio Sen. John Glenn (second from right), are greeted Sept. 13, 2012, by a Marine before the start of the memorial service for Neil Armstrong at the National Cathedral in Washington. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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J.D. Kelly (center), 12, of Lexington Park, Md., asks for an autograph from Gen. Tom Stafford, a NASA astronaut who flew in two Gemini space flights and commanded Apollo 10 and the Apollo-Soyuz flight, during a Congressional Gold Medal ceremony in honor of astronauts Michael Collins, Neil Armstrong, John Glenn and Buzz Aldrin at the Capitol building in Washington on Nov. 16, 2011. (T.J. Kirkpatrick/The Washington Times)

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Astronaut Neil Armstrong gestures to the artwork in the Capitol Rotunda while speaking Nov. 16, 2011, during a Congressional Gold Medal ceremony in honor of Armstrong and fellow astronauts Michael Collins, John Glenn and Buzz Aldrin at the Capitol building in Washington. (T.J. Kirkpatrick/The Washington Times)

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Ann Glenn (right), wife of astronaut John Glenn, listens to a speaker Nov. 16, 2011, during a Congressional Gold Medal ceremony in honor of Glenn and fellow astronauts Michael Collins, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin at the Capitol building in Washington. (T.J. Kirkpatrick/The Washington Times)

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Astronaut John Glenn speaks Nov. 16, 2011, during a Congressional Gold Medal ceremony in honor of Glenn and fellow astronauts Michael Collins, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin at the Capitol building in Washington. (T.J. Kirkpatrick/The Washington Times)

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The U.S. Armed Forces Color Guard presents the colors on Nov. 16, 2011, during a Congressional Gold Medal ceremony in honor of astronauts Michael Collins, Neil Armstrong, John Glenn and Buzz Aldrin at the Capitol building in Washington. (T.J. Kirkpatrick/The Washington Times)

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NASA Administrator Charles Bolden Jr. speaks Nov. 16, 2011, during a Congressional Gold Medal ceremony in honor of astronauts Michael Collins, Neil Armstrong, John Glenn and Buzz Aldrin at the Capitol building in Washington. (T.J. Kirkpatrick/The Washington Times)

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From left: Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, Kentucky Republican; Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, Texas Republican; former astronaut Sen. Bill Nelson, Florida Democrat; and astronauts John Glenn and Buzz Aldrin stand under a statue of Abraham Lincoln on Nov. 16, 2011, during the invocation of a Congressional Gold Medal ceremony at the Capitol building in Washington. (T.J. Kirkpatrick/The Washington Times)

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A date to go scuba diving with former NASA astronaut and famed moon walker Buzz Aldrin is up for bid in an online auction organized by astronauts to raise money for student science scholarships. (Astronaut Scholarship Foundation)