Buzz Aldrin walked on the moon – then claimed $33.31 in travel expenses

The Apollo 11 astronaut who made the first lunar landing in 1969 has tweeted his official travel voucher and customs forms for the moon rock he brought back. Buzz Aldrin’s 1969 trip to the moon was just like any other business trip, expenses forms and all. A portrait of Buzz…

July 20, 1969: One Giant Leap For Mankind

July 1969. It’s a little over eight years since the flights of Gagarin and Shepard, followed quickly by President Kennedy’s challenge to put a man on the moon before the decade is out. It is only seven months since NASA’s made a bold decision to send Apollo 8 all the…