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Lunar talk: How TV looks at the moon

  • Louis Appleby (a1)
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It can't be easy being the answer to the world's most obvious quiz question but Buzz Aldrin, the second man on the moon, seems to take it in his stride. Or at least he does now – there was a time when drinking and disappointment made it hard to tell what he thought. According to One Small Step, a superb mini-series of documentaries put out by BBC2 in July to commemorate Apollo 11's historic landing 25 years ago, returning from the moon left him let down and lacking direction. But that was the aftermath of the mission as a whole, Aldrin insisted, and nothing to do with having to follow Neil Armstrong out of the lunar module.

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Lunar talk: How TV looks at the moon

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