24.09.2012 [Huffington Post] - ... 2011 in Washington, DC. The gold medals were presented to Armstrong and his fellow crew members from Apollo 11, Michael Collins and BuzzAldrin, and to astronaut and former U.S. Senator John Glenn (D-Ohio), the first American to orbit the Earth.
Edwin Eugene "Buzz" Aldrin, Jr. (born January 20, 1930) is an American astronaut, and the second person to walk on the Moon. He was the lunar module pilot on Apollo 11, the first manned lunar landing in history. On July 20, 1969, he set foot on the Moon, following mission commander Neil Armstrong. He is also a retired United States Air Force pilot.