‘Legends of Space’ At Port Tonight Features Astronaut Al Worden
By Space Coast Daily // March 11, 2015
ABOVE VIDEO: As command module pilot for the Apollo 15 mission to the moon in 1971, Al Worden flew on what is widely regarded as the greatest exploration mission that humans have ever attempted. He spent six days orbiting the moon, including three days completely alone, the most isolated human in existence. During the return from the moon to earth he also conducted the first spacewalk in deep space, becoming the first human ever to see both the entire earth and moon simply by turning his head.
A Night Under the Stars At Port Canaveral March 11
BREVARD COUNTY • PORT CANAVERAL, FLORIDA – The Exploration Tower at Port Canaveral will host “A Night Under the Stars” with the Legends of Space on March 11, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Enjoy incredible vistas of the Kennedy Space Center launch pads from the seven stories of Exploration Tower while enjoying delicious food and drinks.
The special featured guest will be former astronaut Alfred “Al’ Worden, who will also be available to the public for a VIP Astronaut meet and greet.
Worden will talk about his Hall of Fame career as an astronaut, having served as Command Module Pilot on Apollo 15 – and is one of only 24 men to have flown to the Moon. He is also a former Senior Aerospace scientist at the NASA AMES research center and former Chairman of the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation.
His experiences are sure to fascinate and inspire – be sure you don’t miss out on this opportunity.
There will be a short presentation, along with Q&A and photo ops.
The event will benefit the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation – log on to AstronautScholarship.org for more information.
Click here to visit Exploration Tower’s special events calendar.