Whether he is punching guys in the face or shooting through space on a rocket to the Moon, Buzz Aldrin always manages to keep things awesome. For the anniversary of the Moon landing, Aldrin tweeted out many memorable moments — including the iconic image above — proving again that only he and a few others can make THE boast of all boasts: he’s been to the f*cking Moon.
Location does matter because if that shot did actually happen on some sound stage, it really softens the iconic nature of it all. Not to mention all the dead bodies lying around after everything is wrapped up. That’s gonna be a lot of blood.
Elsewhere, Aldrin was buzzing about a ton of other things. There was the possibility that the Moon landing was faked:
And then he took some time to address what he calls “Generation Mars”:
And, of course, the other iconic sights from the lunar surface:
All and all, still a pretty damn cool piece of history. It’s great that we can still relive it with one of the people who was there, experiencing it.
(Via Buzz Aldrin)