Some of the most famous astronauts in the world came right here to St. Paul Saturday. Buzz Aldrin is the second man ever to walk on the moon after Neil Armstrong. On Saturday, he got up close and personal with fans at the Go Boldly Expo in St. Paul.
Minnesota is preserving a handful of historically significant rock fragments collected by astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on the first moon landing.
Houston, we have moon rocks. The Minnesota National Guard has found a few small fragments of the moon’s surface in storage in a state building in St. Paul.
Neil Armstrong, the Apollo 11 astronaut who became the first human being to set foot on another world, has died. He was 82. In a statement his family said Armstrong had passed away following complications resulting from cardiovascular procedures.