Tue Aug 4 8:00am
When We Left Earth: The NASA MissionsFriends and Rivals(Season 1, Episode 1) SCI

A history of the space race opens with a look at the Gemini missions and the nine astronauts involved. Included: the first space walks, which are not successful. Also: interviews with Gene Cernan, Buzz Aldrin and Gene Kranz; archival footage.

Tue Aug 4 10:30pm
The Big Bang TheoryThe Holographic Excitation(Season 6, Episode 5) TBS

Leonard tries a scientific approach to seducing Penny, while the gang celebrates Halloween at Stuart's comic-book store. Former astronaut Buzz Aldrin has a cameo.

Thu Aug 6 3:30am
30 RockThe Moms(Season 4, Episode 20) WGNA

Mother's Day equals mommy issues at "TGS": Jack's mother (Elaine Stritch) gets mixed up in his messy love life; Liz's mom (Anita Gillette) reconnects with a former flame; Jenna's oddball parent (Jan Hooks) arrives; and Tracy's "mom" (Novella Nelson) teache (more…)


  • Birth Name: Edwin Eugene Aldrin Jr.
  • Birth Place: Montclair, NJ
  • Birthday: January 20, 1930, Capricorn
  • Profession: Astronaut, Fighter pilot, Mechanical engineer, Author
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