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Garden City, New York, USA. October 23, 2015. This first Selfie taken in Space, with Earth in background, was taken during 1966 Gemini 12 flight by Buzz Aldrin during the first successful space walk, explains former NASA astronaut Edwin BUZZ ALDRIN during his conversation with his Mission Director, Christina Korp. Aldrin discussed his early life, his experiences in space and his new Children's  Middle Grade book Welcome to Mars: Making a Home on the Red Planet. Photo was projected on dome of the jetBlue Sky Theater Planetarium at Long Island's Cradle of Aviation Museum. On the 1969 Apollo 11 mission, Buzz Aldrin was the second person ever to walk on the Moon.