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a brown, water-insoluble, toxic solid consisting of more than 95 percent of the chlorinated hydrocarbon C 12 H 8 Cl 6 : used as an insecticide.
Edwin Eugene, Jr (“Buzz”) born 1930, U.S. astronaut.
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On the other was an equally weighty sensation, what aldrin calls “magnificent desolation.”
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aldrin recounts his best years, those as an international hero, and worst years, when he was plagued by alcoholism and depression.
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Each page of the document is inscribed and signed by aldrin, pushing its value to an estimated $175,000.
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His skill as a research and test pilot certainly impressed Buzz aldrin.
Buzz Aldrin: Neil Armstrong Was ‘The Best Pilot I Ever Knew’ Taylor Dinerman August 26, 2012

Armstrong flew the LEM while aldrin manned the primitive flight computer.
Buzz Aldrin: Neil Armstrong Was ‘The Best Pilot I Ever Knew’ Taylor Dinerman August 26, 2012

a brown to white poisonous crystalline solid, more than 95 per cent of which consists of the compound C12H8Cl6, which is used as an insecticide. Melting pt: 105°C
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
A highly poisonous white powder used as a crop pesticide and to kill termites. Because of its toxicity to animals and humans, its production has been discontinued. Aldrin is a chlorinated derivative of naphthalene closely related to dieldrin. Chemical formula: C12H8Cl6.


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