A baby monkey born at ZSL London Zoo has been named after astronaut Buzz Aldrin, in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing.
Brian Binnie might speak with an American twang, but this redoubtable fellow is Scotland’s first astronaut and is still proud of his roots and growing up in Aberdeenshire.
It's 50 years ago this weekend since Neil Armstrong made history by walking on the surface of the Moon in July 1969.
It was one of the most historic journeys in global history.
An Aberdeen astronaut has predicted that a spaceport in the north could be "spectacular" as he marked the upcoming anniversary of the moon landing by reflecting on the past and future of space adventure.
Brian May has told of his joy at performing for Buzz Aldrin and other astronauts to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first Moon landing.