Buzz Aldrin (born Edwin Eugene Aldrin, Jr.; January 20, 1930) is an American mechanical engineer, retired United States Air Force pilot and astronaut who was the Lunar Module pilot on Apollo 11, the first manned lunar landing in history. On July 20, 1969, he was the second human being to set foot on the Moon, following mission commander Neil Armstrong.

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I’d like to have a few more years [to get to Mars], a very attractive time for a president to make a commitment is on the 50th anniversary of America first landing on the Moon, and that’s 2019; if you look at two decades from there, you come up with about 2039, so I round that up to 2040.

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From there, people can make the final assembly and check out of all the habitation and final supplies and all the life support systems, if they are successful doing that, they can go down and land [on Mars].

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A mission to Mars is going to take about a half year just to leave Earth to get to Mars and a half year to come back -- then you can’t just come back immediately, all-in-all it’s pretty close to a three-year mission.

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We landed very, very close to where we were supposed to be, and there’s nothing more comforting to be descending down, and pretty soon the pressure on the outside is more than the pressure on the inside and we began to smell salt air, then we knew we were home.

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My spaceflights were much shorter.

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I am using past history … and probabilities here and there – sometimes it’s called an educated guess, i think it’s going to work out real well because what we need is some kind of consistency with occasional surprise – you need to know when to throw in the unusual.

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Statistically speaking, you have a better chance of becoming an astronaut than picking a perfect bracket.

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It's an integrated plan that knits together return[ing] to the moon on a commercial and international basis, leveraging asteroid rendezvous, and settling Mars on a carefully developed risk-mitigation architecture, it includes the use of a robotic cycler between Mars and Earth that will revolutionize the economics and safety aspects of human missions to Mars.

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Lunar settlements will only require a small step for the other nations to catch up.

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