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Buzz Aldrin was at the White House on Friday for the signing of an Executive Order to revive the National Space Council.

He looked a little bemused at times, it must be said.

He didn't seem to enjoy being introduced as the second man on the moon by Vice President Mike Pence...

Then the time came for a few (more than a few) rambling words from Trump prior to the Executive Order.

Mid-speech, Trump, one of the most divisive Presidents in recent history, quipped:

Can you believe that?

Space is going to bring us closer together. 

I thought politics was going to do that!

Stand by for eyerolll...

Trump also commented on the revival of the National Space Council:

We feel very strongly about it. I've felt very strongly about it for a long time. I used to say, before doing what I did, I used to say 'What happened? Why aren't we moving forward?' Today's announcement sends a clear signal to the world that we are restoring America's proud legacy of leadership in space.

Finally, just before Trump signed the executive order, Trump said to Aldrin:

We know what this is, space.

That’s all it has to say, space.

There’s a lot of room out there, right?

Buzz quoted his Toy Story namesake, fittingly:

To infinity and beyond.

Trump replied:

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?

Which went down like Buzz Lightyear on the stairwell.

Here's the full video of the speech, as shared by the White House:

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