Buzz Aldrin Celebrates Apollo 11's 45th Anniversary on Reddit


Famous astronaut Buzz Aldrin celebrates the 45th anniversary of Apollo 11 by asking you to to share your stories via social media.

Jul 8, 2014 | 05:51 PM

Buzz Aldrin, the second man to walk on the moon, is leading the celebration of the 45th anniversary of the monumental expedition, Apollo 11, and he wants your help to do it right.

The famous astronaut posted a video promoting his new social media campaign #Apollo45, in which we share the memories of Apollo 11 and how the groundbreaking moon landing inspired us. The clip featured a wide array of celebrities sharing how Apollo 11 affected them, including Bill Nye, Stephen Colbert, Wolfgang Puck, Sir Richard Branson, Sultan bin Salman Al Saud (the first arab/muslim astronaut), and many more. 

Proving that dreams really can come true, Buzz wants to share this historical anniversary with the world, and his passion is tangible. We won't let you down, Buzz! 

Buzz Aldrin is also doing an AMA at 2 p.m. EST on Reddit. Make sure to get your space-y questions and stories ready!

Check out the video below and send over your memories using #Apollo45. 

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Cover image credit: YouTube/Apollo45

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