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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Former NASA astronaut Buzz Aldrin was noticeably absent from a gala kicking off a yearlong celebration of the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing, even though his nonprofit space education foundation is a sponsor and he typically is the star attraction.
Aldrin said he didn’t attend Saturday’s Apollo Celebration Gala because of objections over the foundation’s current aims and ongoing legal matters associated with the foundation.
The former astronaut is locked in a legal
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