Sunday, 4 September 2016

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin visiting Nepal to mark National Science Day

Posted by Anup Baral September 4th, 2016 :
The world’s renowned scientists including the Apollo 11 astronaut Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin and the Nobel Laureate Dan Shechtman will be visiting Kathmandu to share their experiences with Nepali enthusiasts. The scientists have confirmed their participation in two different events to be held in Nepal next month. According to the official website of NASA scientist, Buzz will share his experiences of landing and walking on the moon. “On Tuesday, September 6, Dr Buzz Aldrin and Dr Andrew Aldrin will give a presentation at Everest Science Centre in Nepal,” the website reads, “They will give another presentation at the Nepal Academy Hall, Kathmandu on Thursday, September 8.” According to Everest Science Centre Nepal, Buzz will land in Kathmandu on September 4, with his son Andrew, his daughter-in-law Maurine Aldrin, Buzz Aldrin Inc’s Mission Control Director Christina Korp, the Lockheed Martin Payload Manager Joseph Leblanc and the Orion Configuration Management Specialist Elizabeth Leblanc. Astronaut Buzz will stay in Nepal for five days and he will attend the interactive talk programme at the Nepal Academy on September 8. Buzz will also visit the Everest Science Centre Nepal in the east to deliver his speech. “More than 5000 people are expected to attend this presentation at ESCN.”

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