Buzz Aldrin: Return to the Moon Buzz Aldrin, the second man to walk on the moon, is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Wright brothers' first flight at Kitty Hawk, N.C. The Apollo 11 astronaut says humans must return to the moon before they can travel to other planets and beyond the solar system. Hear his extended interview with NPR's Bob Edwards and see photos and videos of his famous 1969 lunar mission.
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Buzz Aldrin: Return to the Moon

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Web Extra: Bob Edwards' Extended Interview with Buzz Aldrin

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Buzz Aldrin, the second man to walk on the moon, is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Wright brothers' first flight at Kitty Hawk, N.C. The Apollo 11 astronaut tells NPR's Bob Edwards that humans must return to the moon before they can travel to other planets — and beyond the solar system.