Apollo 11 astronauts Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins reunited Friday on the eve of the 50th anniversary of humanity’s first moon landing.
President Donald Trump, accompanied by Apollo 11 astronauts Michael Collins, left, and Buzz Aldrin, with Vice President Mike Pence and first lady Melania Trump, listens during a photo opportunity commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, in the Oval Office of the White House. (AP)
President Donald Trump shakes hands with Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collin during a photo opportunity commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. (AP)
In this July 27 1969 file photo, Apollo 11 crew members Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins sit inside a quarantine van in Houston. (AP)
In this image obtained from NASA, Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong (2nd L), Michael Collins (3rd L) and Buzz Aldrin (C) have their pre-launch breakfast on July 16, 1969, with astronaut William Anders (L) and Chief of the Astronaut Office Donald K. “Deke” Slayton. (AFP)
In this image from NASA on July 20 1969, Apollo 11 space mission US astronaut Buzz Aldrin conducts experiment on the moon's surface on a picture taken by Neil Armstrong, after both climbed down the ladder of the lunar module. (AFP)
The NASA Apollo 11 command module Columbia, its bottom scorched and pitted from reentry into Earth's atmosphere decades earlier, is displayed at the centerpiece of an Apollo 11 mission exhibit at the Museum of Flight in Seattle. (AP)
The new Apollo 11 statue of the astronauts Michael Collins, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin is seen at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. (AP)