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Legends of Airpower

Buzz Aldrin

Everyone knows the name Buzz Aldrin from the historic Apollo 11 landing. But before NASA, this famed astronaut was a Sabre pilot in Korea, and shot down three Mig-15s. After the war, he proved his mental prowess by knocking them dead at MIT, and - Buzz on the moon -jumping headfirst into the space program. Even today Aldrin just won't quit, working tirelessly to make space travel available to everyone, not just legends.
  • program length: 30 minutes
  • episode #205

Wednesday, October 31 at 4:00 am on 12.2


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  • Tuesday, October 30 at 9:30 am on 12.2

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Fifty-two men and women who made America's air power the most respected in the world are profiled in this award-winning series. The series features exclusive interviews with Legends such as Chuck Yeager, Jim Lovell, Buzz Aldrin, and Paul Tibbetts. Spanning the first century of flight, Legends of Airpower effortlessly relates the life and times of these heroes.