Buzz Aldrin Read John 15:5 before he took communion on the Moon…Snuck bread and wine on to spacecraft.

John 15:5 New International Version

“I am the vine; you are the branches. If you remain in me and I in you, you will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing.

During his time alone, Mr Aldrin called back to Mission Control to inform everyone that they deserved a moment to think about what they had just achieved.

He said: “I’d like to take this opportunity to ask every person listening in, whoever and wherever they may be, to pause for a moment and contemplate the events of the past few hours and to give thanks in his or her own way.”

Then Aldrin, who was an elder at the Webster Presbyterian Church, admitted he had snuck a small bottle of consecrated wine and a piece of bread on board.

He then turned off his radio and performed a communion in a touching gesture to his faith.