Astronaut to speak and sign books at space center

DOWNEY - Astronaut Al Worden will be at the Columbia Memorial Space Center this Saturday from 1-3 p.m."The city of Downey is proud to have an Apollo astronaut reunited with an Apollo spacecraft in the city where it was made," space center officials said. Worden will give a talk relating his fascinating moon-travel experiences, and then sign copies of his new book "Falling To Earth: An Apollo 15 Astronaut's Journey to the Moon." The book includes tales of his days working in Downey on the Apollo spacecraft constructed here that flew to the moon and back. Worden will only be signing his new book, so visitors should not bring outside memorabilia. Admission to the space center is $5; children 3 and younger are free. For more information, call (562) 231-1200.

********** Published: August 25, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 19