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Falling to Earth: An Apollo 15 Astronaut's Journey to the Moon
Book Signing and Book Talk Series
Presenter: Apollo 15 Astronaut, Al Worden
Friday, July 29, 2011
11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Moving Beyond Earth
Museum in Washington, DC
11:00 a.m. Book Talk with Al Worden and moderated by space history curator, Allan Needell (Watch recorded webcast)
12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Al Worden will sign copies of his book, Falling to Earth: An Apollo 15 Astronaut's Journey to the Moon.
4:00 p.m. Book Talk with Al Worden and moderated by space history curator, Allan Needell
July 26-August 7, 2011 marks the 40th anniversary of the Apollo 15 space flight. As command module pilot for the Apollo 15 mission to the Moon, Al Worden flew on what is widely regarded as the greatest exploration mission that humans have ever attempted. Worden has been listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the "most isolated human being" during his time alone in the command module Endeavour. He is one of only 24 people who have journeyed to the Moon, and has exhilarating stories of his mission.
Visitors will be able to participate in a question-and-answer session with Al Worden following each book talk.