Film, Video Buzz Aldrin: Book Fest 05

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Buzz Aldrin: Book Fest 05
Author and former Apollo astronaut Buzz Aldrin at the 2005 National Book Festival
Event Date
September 24, 2005
-  Buzz Aldrin, selected by NASA as one of the early astronauts, made the historic Apollo XI moon walk with Neil Armstrong in 1969. Recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, he lectures and travels throughout the world to pursue and discuss the latest concepts and ideas for exploring the universe. He founded a rocket design company, Starcraft Boosters, Inc., and the Share Space Foundation, a nonprofit organization for pursuing space tourism. His books, which share his vision for the future of space travel, include the children's book "Reaching for the Moon" (HarperCollins, 2005) with paintings by Wendell Minor. Aldrin lives in California.
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Running Time
31 minutes 11 seconds
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