However, he said: “It was not an alien. Extraordinary observations require extraordinary evidence.”
So, what exactly did the NASA astronaut see during the mission?
According to Dr David Morrison, who in 2006 served as the Interim Director of NASA Lunar Science Institute, there is a very simple answer to the mystery.
Replying to the question concerning Mr Aldrins’ appearance on the Science Channel, he said: “I just talked to Buzz Aldrin on the phone, and he notes that the quotations were taken out of context and did not convey the intended meaning.