Buzz Aldrin’s mother’s maiden name was Moon. He was the second man to walk on the moon.

He mentions this and some other cool things you might not know about the famous astronaut in this interview with the New York Times.

Another fun fact about Aldrin: Buzz is now his legal name. He was born Edwin Eugene Aldrin, Jr. but his nickname is “Buzz”. Buzz decided to make his nickname official in the 1980s – if you don’t believe us, check out this tweet from the man himself!.

 

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