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To Infinity and Beyond: Buzz Lightyear's Journey to the Smithsonian

Thursday, March 29, 2012
12:00 pm
Moving Beyond Earth
Museum in Washington, DC

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Be here when Buzz Lightyear arrives at the National Air and Space Museum! The Museum will host a presentation with Pixar Animation Studios and NASA for a ceremonial donation of the Buzz Lightyear action figure that flew on Space Shuttle Discovery to the International Space Station. Buzz Lightyear became famous in Pixar’s animated Toy Story franchise. Chief creative officer of Pixar John Lasseter will present the action figure to the Museum followed by a panel discussion accompanied by film clips of Buzz Lightyear in space. In addition to Lasseter, the panel will include a NASA representative and a Museum curator. The panel will take questions from visitors and media.

Seating is limited. The Moving Beyond Earth gallery will open to the public at 11:45 a.m.

Note: Buzz Lightyear will go on display later this year in the Moving Beyond Earth gallery.

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