Legend Astronaut Al Worden Speaks In Port Canaveral
By Space Coast Daily // March 15, 2015
Command Module Pilot on Apollo 15
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 A Grand Success
BREVARD COUNTY • PORT CANAVERAL, FLORIDA – The Exploration Tower at Port Canaveral hosted “A Night Under the Stars” with special featured guest, astronaut Al Worden of Apollo 15.
Visitors had the unique opportunity to tour the seven stories of Exploration Tower while enjoying delicious food and drinks.
The special featured guest was former astronaut Alfred “Al’ Worden, who was also available to the public for a VIP Astronaut meet and greet.
Worden talked about his Hall of Fame career as an astronaut, having served as – and was 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 fascinated and inspired those in attendance with his stories and encounters over his lustrous career.
Those who attended got to enjoy a short presentation, along with Q&A and photo ops.
The event benefited the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation – log on to AstronautScholarship.org for more information.
Click here to visit Exploration Tower’s special events calendar.