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Wednesday 13 December 2017

WATCH: Donald Trump talks about space and Buzz Aldrin's face is priceless

Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

Former Astronaut Buzz Aldrin didn't look too impressed while meeting US President Trump at the White House this week.

The space explorer, who was one of the first two people to land on the moon, was invited into the Oval Office to see an executive order signing which revived the National Space Council.

However, it wasn't the presidential order that made headlines, but rather Aldrin's seemingly unhappy faces as Trump spoke about Space.

At one point, Trump says: "We are restoring America's proud legacy of leadership in Space", which seems to rub Aldrin up the wrong way, as he appears to shrug.

Aldrin, who is also a Korean War Veteran, then appears to look around the room to see if anyone else is reacting this way.

The former Apollo XI explorer even managed to quote his namesake Buzz Lightyear during the signing.

As Trump signs off on the order, he asks Aldrin: "There's a lot of room out there, right?"

Aldrin turned to him and said: "To infinity and beyond", which drew laughter from the room.

Watch the video above to see all of Aldrin's reactions.

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