At 91 years-old, Apollo XI Lunar Module Pilot, USAF Colonel and Moonwalker, Dr. Buzz Aldrin received a COVID-19 vaccine on Monday.
"As we move forward into 2021, I want to send a message of hope and inspiration to the American people and to all the world – help is here. I am proud to step forward to take this safe coronavirus vaccine that is provided – in record time – for all the world; this effort truly is a miracle," Buzz Aldrin remarked.
Describing his experience: "Getting the COVID-19 vaccine was painless. I want to thank all the scientists, healthcare workers, and government officials who worked tirelessly to develop and distribute the COVID-19 vaccine quickly and safely. I urge everyone to sign up for a vaccination as soon as possible when they are eligible to do so that life can return to normal soon."