Buzz Aldrin’s reactions to Trump’s bizarre space speech steal the spotlight

Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin's facial reactions stole the show, while President Trump announced the return of the National Space Council.

At a press conference, where Trump signed an executive order reinstating the Council, which was last active in 1993, he called space "the next great American frontier."

Soon after, the second man to walk the moon seemed baffled when Trump added, "At some point in the future, we're going to look back and say, 'How did we do it without space?'"

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Former astronaut Buzz Aldrin attends the signing of an executive order by U.S. President Donald Trump to create the National Space Council, in the Roosevelt room of the White House, in Washington, DC, U.S., June 30, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 30: (AFP OUT) U.S President Donald Trump flanked by Vice-President Mike Pence (L), Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin (3-L) and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross (R) speaks before signing an Executive Order to reestablish the National Space Council in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on June 30, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 30: (AFP OUT) U.S President Donald Trump flanked by Vice-President Mike Pence (2-L), Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin (5-L) and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross (R) speaks before signing an Executive Order to reestablish the National Space Council in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on June 30, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 30: (AFP OUT) U.S President Donald Trump flanked by Vice-President Mike Pence (2-L), Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin (5-L) and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross (R) speaks before signing an Executive Order to reestablish the National Space Council in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on June 30, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 30: (AFP OUT) U.S President Donald Trump holds a signed Executive Order to reestablish the National Space Council as Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin (R) looks on in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on June 30, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)
Buzz Aldrin, former NASA Astronaut and second man on the moon, gives a thumbs up as US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross and others clap while US President Donald Trump speaks about an executive order to reinstate the National Space Council in the Roosevelt Room at the White House June 30, 2017 in Washington, DC. / AFP PHOTO / Brendan Smialowski (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
US President Donald Trump (C) shakes Buzz Aldrin, former NASA Astronaut and second man on the moon, hand after signing an executive order about space exploration in the Roosevelt Room at the White House June 30, 2017 in Washington, DC. / AFP PHOTO / Brendan Smialowski (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 30: (AFP OUT) U.S President Donald Trump holds a signed Executive Order to reestablish the National Space Council as Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin (R) looks on in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on June 30, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)
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Later, there was another a strange exchange between them. Before signing the executive order Trump joked with Aldrin, saying, "There's a lot of room out there, right?"

The astronaut's responded, "To infinity and beyond."

But Trump didn't seem to get the joke referencing Buzz Lightyear's catchphrase in "Toy Story."

"This is infinity here. It could be infinity. We don't really don't know. But it could be. It has to be something, but it could be infinity, right?" the president replied.

Vice President Mike Pence also made headlines. The Washington Post reports that when welcoming the astronauts to the White House he didn't introduce the female astronaut in the room Sandy Magnus.

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