I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness for it shows me the stars. — Og Mandino

Edwin Eugene “Buzz” Aldrin, Jr. (born January 20, 1930) is a former American astronaut, and the second person to walk on the Moon.

Buzz was the lunar module pilot on Apollo 11, the first manned lunar landing in history. He set foot on the Moon at 03:15:16 (UTC) on July 21, 1969, following mission commander Neil Armstrong. He is also a retired United States Air Force pilot.