Buzz Aldrin during their initial inspection

Neil Armstrong took this picture of Buzz Aldrin during their initial inspection of the Lunar Module at about 055:41. Journal Contributor David Sander notes that "Buzz is wearing his intravehicular suit, a specially made set of garments designed to be as flame retardant as the rest of the ship, and made from the same fabric as the outer layer of the spacesuits".

 

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Taken in July 1969