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Buzz Aldrin all smiles after medical evacuation from South Pole - USA TODAY

Former astronaut Buzz Aldrin, the second man to walk on the moon, was evacuated Thursday from the South Pole for medical reasons, officials said. Aldrin, 86, piloted the first lunar landing module to reach the surface of the moon in 1969. He followed ...and more »

Why Antarctica Is So Hard on the Body—Even for Buzz Aldrin - National Geographic

The vast polar desert is the driest place on Earth, with punishing winds and frigid temperatures. Picture of helicopter in Antarctica. View Images. A helicopter drops off biologists and supplies near Mount Erebus. Photograph by Carsten Peter. By ...and more »

National Science Foundation evacuates patient from Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station - National Science Foundation (press release)

A ski-equipped LC-130 aircraft at NSF's Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station in a 2015 photo. Credit and Larger Version; View Additional Multimedia. December 1, 2016. Contact for b-roll: Dena Headlee, dheadlee@nsf.gov. This material is available primarily ...and more »

Ailing Buzz Aldrin Evacuated from Antarctica - Scientific American

Apollo 11 moonwalker Buzz Aldrin was evacuated today (Dec. 1) from the South Pole due to illness, where he had been visiting as part of a tourist group. Aldrin is 86 years old, and was the second man to walk on the moon (after Neil Armstrong) during ...and more »

Buzz Aldrin evacuated from South Pole - CNN

(CNN) Former astronaut Buzz Aldrin, the second person to walk on the moon in 1969, has landed in Christchurch, New Zealand, after being evacuated from the South Pole when his medical condition deteriorated, according to a release from the National ...and more »

Plane carrying Buzz Aldrin lands in New Zealand - National Science Foundation (press release)

This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts. The plane carrying Buzz Aldrin out of Antarctica has reached ...and more »

Buzz Aldrin Is Medically Evacuated From Antarctica - NPR

Updated at 5:10 p.m. ET. Buzz Aldrin, who walked on the surface of the moon with Neil Armstrong in 1969, has been medically evacuated from the South Pole, the National Science Foundation said. The plane carrying the 86-year-old former astronaut arrived ...and more »

Buzz Aldrin, second man on moon, 86, evacuated from South Pole after falling ill on trip to Antarctica - The Sun

Buzz Aldrin, the second man on the Moon, has been evacuated from South Pole after falling ill on a trip. Dr Aldrin, 86, served as lunar module astronaut for Apollo 11, the first manned lunar landing mission in 1969 and stepped off the spacecraft after ...and more »

'Ailing' Buzz Aldrin, second man on the moon, medically evacuated from the South Pole - Chicago Tribune

Buzz Aldrin, the former astronaut, has been evacuated from the South Pole, where he was visiting as part of a tourist group. In a statement, White Desert, the tour company, said Aldrin's "condition deterioriated" while on the visit. "As a precaution ...and more »

Buzz Aldrin Is Evacuated From the South Pole After Falling Ill - New York Times

Buzz Aldrin, the adventurer, the former astronaut and the second person to walk on the moon, was evacuated from Antarctica on Thursday after falling ill while visiting the South Pole with a tourism group. The National Science Foundation said in a ...and more »