Buzz Aldrin: The aerospace world will be saddened


US astronaut Buzz Aldrin has paid tribute to Neil Armstrong, the first man to set foot on the Moon, who has died at the age of 82.

Armstrong was the commander of the Apollo 11 spacecraft.

He and fellow astronaut Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin spent nearly three hours walking on the Moon.

Speaking to Newshour on the BBC World Service, Buzz Aldrin described Armstrong as an outstanding test pilot, and a great spokesperson and leader.

Copyright © 2015 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.