Reaching for the Moon

Former astronaut Buzz Aldrin talked to children at the Buzz Aldrin Elementary School in Reston, Virginia. Mr. Aldrin spoke about his new… read more

Former astronaut Buzz Aldrin talked to children at the Buzz Aldrin Elementary School in Reston, Virginia. Mr. Aldrin spoke about his new autobiographical children’s book, Reaching for the Moon, published by HarperCollins, and shared his experiences about growing up during World War II. On July 20, 1969, Buzz Aldrin walked on the moon with fellow astronaut Neil Armstrong. The event was part of a celebration commemorating the tenth anniversary of the school’s opening. close

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Reaching for the Moon

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Program ID:
187223-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Reston, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 18, 2005 | 8:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Sep 12, 2005 | 3:29am EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Jun 18, 2005 | 8:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 25, 2005 | 6:29am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 12, 2005 | 3:29am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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