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Buzz Aldrin

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Buzz Aldrin
Aldrin at the time of the Apollo 11 mission.
Guest Star Information
Gender Male
Status {{{Status}}}
Born January 20, 1930 (1930-01-20) (age 86)
Nationality USA
Claim to fame Astronaut (Second man on the Moon)
Character Himself
First appearance "Deep Space Homer"

Edwin Eugene "Buzz" Aldrin, Jr. is an astronaut whose claim to fame is being the second man on the moon.


Aldrin was the Lunar Module pilot on Apollo 11, the first manned space space mission to land on the Moon. On July 20, 1969, Aldrin became the second man to walk on the moon, immediately following mission commander Neil Armstrong.


Buzz Aldrin in 2009.

Aldrin is a veteran of the United States Air Force, serving from 1951 to 1972. After retiring from the Air Force, Aldrin continued to work with NASA in an advisory capacity. He is also an author, having published two autobiographies: Return to Earth in 1973 and Magnificent Desolation in 2009.

Aldrin acquired his nickname "Buzz" in childhood. He made it his legal first name in 1988.

On The Simpsons, Aldrin appeared as himself in the episode "Deep Space Homer", flying on the space shuttle along with Homer Simpson and astronaut Race Banyon.

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Guest stars in Season 5
Buzz AldrinErnest BorgnineJames BrownMichael CarringtonGerry CooneyDavid CrosbyThe Dapper DansGeorge FennemanRobert GouletGeorge HarrisonWerner KlempererSam NeillConan O'BrienMichelle PfeifferThe RamonesPamela ReedJames TaylorKathleen TurnerJames Woods

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