October 16, 2002
Bart Sibrel, a conspiracy theorist who believes that NASA faked the moon landing, confronted retired astronaut Buzz Aldrin on September 9, 2002.
“You’re a coward,” he exclaimed, “and a liar, …”
At that point, Aldrin (age 72) landed a spirited punch to Sibrel’s jaw.
The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office has declined to file charges.