8.5″ x 11″ Typed letter signed by the second man to walk on the moon. A piece of Kapton Foil (1/8″ x 3/32″) is embedded in the a blue strip horizontally across the center of the entire page. A nearly imperceptible wrinkle at top left corner. Letterhead is the Apollo 11 circular logo with gilt embossed eagle. signed “Buzz Aldrin” in black felt tip pen as the former pilot of the Apollo 11 lunar module. Accompanying this piece is a photocopy certificate of authenticity by North American Rockwell Apollo Launch Team commander Robert E. Miner.
Edwin Eugene “Buzz” Aldrin Jr. (Jan 20 1930) is an American engineer, former astronaut, and Command Pilot in the United States Air Force. As Lunar Module Pilot on the Apollo 11 mission, he and mission commander Neil Armstrong were the first two humans to land on the Moon. Armstrong first set foot on the Moon on July 21, 1969 and was followed 9 minutes after by Aldrin. One of his first missions was on Gemini 12 where he successfully proved that extravehicular activity (EVA) could be performed by astronauts, spending over 5 hours outside the craft, thus achieving the goals of the Gemini program and paving the way for the Apollo program. Very Fine. Item #1027
An amazing, irreplaceable, item which is a piece of the first space ship and mission to land on the moon.