Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Aldrin urges Brazil to invest in Space

Rio De Janeiro (AFP) — The second man to set foot on the moon, Buzz Aldrin, urged Brazil to start investing in manned space flights if it doesn't want to miss out on huge economic potential.

It would be an "unforgivable mistake" if a country in full development like Brazil failed to plan for its future in space, Aldrin, 69 told in a telephone interview Tuesday shortly after arriving here for a visit with his wife.

Aldrin said human space flight holds enormous potential, and Brazil should put its money into beneficial ventures such as monitoring its jungles and climate from space.

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