British sculptor Willard Wigan, depicts Apollo 11 moonwalker Buzz Aldrin

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The first steps by Apollo 11 astronauts on moon in 1969 may have marked a giant leap for mankind, but one artist has recreated the colossal space exploration achievement in a statue so small, it fits inside the eye of a needle.

The ultra-tiny artwork, created by British sculptor Willard Wigan, depicts Apollo 11 moonwalker Buzz Aldrin and is part of a collection of pieces described by many as the "eighth wonder of the world." The Buzz Aldrin figurine is on display in the San Diego Air & Space Museum Museum’s Ripley’s Believe It or Not! exhibition.

Wigan, who hails from Birmingham, England, has made a career or creating unique, micro-pieces so minuscule that they are only visible through a microscope. He is scheduled to give a presentation on his work today (Feb. 25) at the San Diego Air & Space Museum’s Pavilion of Flight.  By Leonard David

Artist Creates Tiny Buzz Aldrin Moonwalker in Eye of Needle (SPACE.com)

 

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