U.S. astronaut / born in 1930 / 1951 graduated from West Point / 66 air missions in the Korean War / 1959-1963 doctorate from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology / active in the 1966 Gemini 12 mission and 1969 Apollo 11 mission / second person on the moon after Neil Armstrong on July 21, 1969, his was the first photograph there / after landing, he took communion: In the radio blackout, I opened the little plastic packages which con­tained the bread and the wine. I poured the wine into the chalice our church had given me. In the one-sixth gravity of the moon, the wine slow­ly curled and gracefully came up the side of the cup. Then I read the Scrip­ture, “I am the vine, you are the branches. Whosoever abides in me will bring forth much fruit. Apart from me you can do nothing.”