Moonwalker Buzz Aldrin stable after South Pole health scare
Thursday, 1 December 2016 () Wellington (AFP) Dec 1, 2016
Retired astronaut Buzz Aldrin, the second man to walk on the Moon, was recovering in a New Zealand hospital Friday after being medically evacuated from the South Pole while on a tourist trip, his management said. Aldrin, 86, was "evacuated on the first available flight out" after experiencing health problems, said a statement from Antarctic tour operator White Desert. It said Aldrin - l
Buzz Aldrin, the second man to walk on the moon, remains quarantined in a New Zealand hospital after falling ill at the South Pole. He was part of a tourist group visiting Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station when he became sick and was transported to a hospital in Christchurch, New Zealand. Over the...