Technology, Cambridge, January 2014

astronaut

muddy charles pub wall of fame (sonya kovacic)

muddy charles pub wall of fame (sonya kovacic)

Although NASA's Mission Control Center did not end up  in Kendall Square38 NASA Astronauts graduated from MIT. That's more than any other non-military academic institution. The most notable alum, Buzz Aldrin, was the second person to walk on the moon after Neil Armstrong in July 1969.
 


Take a look at an iconic photo of Buzz Aldrin on the moon.

In October 2014, MIT's Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics held a centennialsymposium.