There are no two ways about it: Former astronaut Buzz Aldrin’s selfie game is strong. 38 years ago, he became the first person to take a selfie in space; now, he has an unambiguous message for NASA: “Get your ass to Mars.”
— Buzz Aldrin (@TheRealBuzz) March 16, 2015
Aldrin’s shirt and twitter antics also have a less self-interested goal: The promotion of his ShareSpace Foundation, an organization geared toward encouraging children in science, technology, engineering, arts and math.
For reference, here’s Aldrin back in 1966, taking the first space selfie as part of the Gemini 12 mission:
— Nalaka Gunawardene (@NalakaG) March 12, 2015
38 years later, the second man to walk on the moon proves he’s still got it.