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Buzz Aldrin tweets shout-out to University of Michigan Marching Band

Can you say goals?

Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin poses with a Buzz Lightyear toy during a parade on Oct. 2, 2009 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. (2009 Disney)

ANN ARBOR – Former astronaut Buzz Aldrin just made the University of Michigan Marching Band’s year.

He retweeted Monday their performance at Michigan Stadium during the Oct. 27 Michigan vs. Notre Dame game in which they formed a NASA formation at half time.

Michigan Band tweeted, “So glad we got the opportunity to collaborate with @NASA, @JimBridenstine, and @UMengineering!”

Aldrin replied with a fun fact that all of Apollo 15′s crew were Michigan alumni.

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The “friendly competition” he was referring to was Michigan rival Ohio State’s impressive halftime show during an Oct. 5 home game against the Michigan State Spartans complete with fog effects.


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