A Conversation with Buzz Aldrin and Jeff Kluger

Aldrin is the last surviving member of the Apollo 11 mission in 1969 and the second person to ever set foot on the moon. In this discussion with Jeffrey Kluger, Time editor-at-large and co-author of Apollo 13, he advocated for a concentrated effort to take people to Mars.

Buzz Aldrin

Astronaut, Buzz Aldrin Space Institute.
Dr. Buzz Aldrin received his Doctorate in Astronautics from MIT in 1963. That year he was selected by NASA in the third group of astronauts and was the first astronaut with a doctorate. On July 20, 1969, Buzz and Neil Armstrong secured their place in history with their Apollo 11 moonwalk, becoming the first two humans to set foot on another world. Since retiring from NASA, Dr. Aldrin calls himself a Global Statesman for Space and has remained a tireless advocate for space exploration.

Jeff Kluger

Editor at Large, Time Magazine.
Jeffrey Kluger is the Editor at Large for Time magazine and Time.com, principally covering science and social issues.

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