The Moon Communion Of Buzz Aldrin That NASA Didn't Want To Broadcast

July 20, 2014 1:34 AM

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The Moon Communion Of Buzz Aldrin That NASA Didn't Want To Broadcast

As Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin prepared to take "one small step for man," Aldrin wanted to commemorate the moment in a way he found most personally meaningful -- by taking communion.

Aldrin, a church elder at Webster Presbyterian Church in Webster, Texas, at the time, spoke to his pastor Dean Woodruff to try to find a way to symbolize the wonder and awe of the moon landing a few weeks before lift-off. Aldrin wrote said, "We wanted to express our feeling that what man was doing i...

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