creator and author of the 'The REAL Space Cowboys'
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Ed Buckbee served as a NASA
public affairs official during the Mercury, Gemini and Apollo era of U. S.
manned space flight. He was appointed the first director who designed,
built and operated the world’s largest space museum, the U. S. Space &
Rocket Center, Huntsville, AL. He is the founder of Space Camp and Aviation
Challenge and curator of the Wernher von Braun papers. He is a prolific
author, lecturer and expert on Wernher von Braun, the early years of manned
space exploration, marketing NASA and the moon landings.
Ed Buckbee has been associated
with America’s space program for four decades. As a NASA public affairs officer
during the Mercury, Gemini and Apollo programs, he was a spokesman for the early
astronauts and the Apollo moonwalkers. He was at Cape Canaveral for Alan Shepard
and John Glenn’s early flights and was present for all of the moon shots. He
will tell you why seven military test pilots became the first Mercury astronauts
and describe the fierce competition among them for the first rides
He will talk about the extreme training they experienced and behind the scenes
pranks and gotchas they played on each other.
Buckbee will take you to the moon
with America’s moon walkers and tell you of the close calls and humorous
happenings. He will describe the incredible machines flown by the astronauts,
designed and built by NASA and America’s space industry and he will do this with
exciting photos and video clips few of us have seen.
He’s a TV documentary producer and
author of several books and the founder of the highly successful U.S. Space Camp
program for aspiring young astronauts. He along with the Mercury astronauts
established the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame.
Buckbee has appeared on CNN, Late Night
with David Letterman, Good Morning America and the Today Show. He serves as
Omega’s moderator for astronaut appearances and space celebrations. Watch the
Appearances web page for upcoming events where you can meet Ed Buckbee, the author and creator of “The REAL Space Cowboys”.
Pictured: Charlie Duke, Gene Cernan,
Tom Stafford, Scott Carpenter and Ed Buckbee
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