2018 HOWARD HUGHES MEMORIAL AWARD RECIPIENT: BUZZ ALDRIN
Buzz Aldrin is a legendary astronaut and advocate for human space exploration.
In 1966 on the Gemini 12 orbital mission, Buzz performed the world’s first successful spacewalk – extra-vehicular activity (EVA), and on July 20, 1969, Buzz and Neil Armstrong made their historic Apollo 11 moonwalk, becoming the first two humans to set foot on another world.
Since retiring from NASA and the U.S. Air Force, Col. Aldrin has become a bestselling author, speaker, and a Global Statesman for Space.
Date: February 13, 2019
Time: Reception – 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Dinner and presentation – 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Location: Jonathan Club, Los Angeles, CA