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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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Vice President Mike Pence, left, points to Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin during an event at the Kennedy Space Center
Space-mad, they named their new brother Aldrin Armstrong West - and he lived up to his name by being enthralled by space travel.
We should use our creativity and talent not to destroy each other, but for the good of all and our precious Earth." 600 million people watched Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walk on the Moon in July 1969.
Aldrin, from Barry, is marking his 50th birthday and the anniversary of the moon landings with a party at the National Space Centre on Saturday, July 20.
We told how: "Astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin Aldrin settled down to sleep in their spaceship Eagle on Tranquillity base today after their epic walk on the Moon.
It also has the first human writing on another body outside Earth - co-ordinates written by Aldrin after the Eagle lunar module landed on July 20, 1969.
moon fact The 363ft high, 2800-tonne Saturn V is still the largest, most powerful rocket ever built moon fact At launch, the 3100-ton, 36-storey Apollo 11 has 91 engines, 8million moving parts and two computers with less memory than a mobile MAN ON THE MOON: to uchdown luna r explorat ion 20.7.69 Landing 21:18 Armstrong and Aldrin move into the Eagle landing module and separate from Columbia, descending towards the moon and scanning the surface for a suitable landing site.
As (https://www.ibtimes.com/what-were-astronauts-doing-during-apollo-11s-radio-silence-2806518) Aldrin and Armstrong prepared to take a nap, the former curled up on the floor while the latter tried to sleep on the cover of the Eagle module's ascent engine.
Aldrin Jr., lunar module pilot; Michael Collins, command module pilot.
Fellow astronaut Buzz Aldrin, the only other surviving crew member, had been due to attend, but cancelled at the last minute.
Summary: The Apollo 11 crew consisted of astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins