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aldrin

(ôl`drĭn): see insecticidesinsecticides,
chemical, biological, or other agents used to destroy insect pests; the term commonly refers to chemical agents only. Chemical Insecticides

The modern history of chemical insecticides in the United States dates from 1867, when Paris green proved
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Aldrin

[′al·drən]
(organic chemistry)
C12H8Cl6 Trade name for a water-insoluble, white, crystalline compound, consisting mainly of chlorinated dimethanonaphthalene; used as a pesticide.

Aldrin

Edwin Eugene Jr., known as Buzz. born 1930, US astronaut; the second man to set foot on the moon on July 20, 1969, during the Apollo 11 flight
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The Buzz Aldrin Space Institute will be based at the Florida Institute of Technology, also known as Florida Tech, located about 40 miles (64 km) south of NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Melbourne.
Only the second man to walk on the moon and lunar module pilot of the Apollo 11 mission, when Aldrin landed in Dubai on Thursday as part of a worldwide charity flight, he had two words to describe the ambitious emirate: "Dreamy boldness".
ONE SMALL STEP Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on Moon, on July 20, 1969
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One of the icons of space exploration, Aldrin was the second man to set foot on the moon July 20, 1969, only minutes after Neil Armstrong.
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Dr Buzz Aldrin, world-famous American astronaut and one of the first men to walk on the moon, will be attending the Global Aerospace Summit in Abu Dhabi as one of the key speakers this year.
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SPACE legend Buzz Aldrin, the second man to walk on the Moon, was in the Midlands yesterday at a fundraising event for Normandy veterans.