| Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin, one of the first men to walk on the moon, has agreed to a special exhibition at the Hong Kong Space Museum.|
The museum and OMEGA is a collection of space and lunar landing mementos in Hong Kong for the first time in celebration of the 40th Anniversary of the moon landing, representatives from both organizations said Friday.
"Beyond Time" is like spacesuits, instruments, flight plans, cameras, Omega Speedmaster watches and other exhibits, all of the National Aeronautic Space Administration astronauts and the staff in their exploration of space.
Aldrin, a member of the famous Apollo 11 mission and the second man to walk on the moon - Neil Armstrong after - it is displayed in the museum, the exhibition is the 19th June. He will officiate alongside National Aeronautics and Space Administration Aerospace engineer James RAGAN, Chan-Hung Ki, curator of the museum, and Stephen Urquhart, President of OMEGA.
"After successfully exhibiting displays of the Shenzhou VII manned space mission and first spacewalk by Chinese astronauts, honoring the 40th anniversary of the first lunar landing will continue the Hong Kong Space Museum's commitment to communicating the wonder and awe of space exploration to the public," Chan said in a statement.
"We are delighted to support the exhibition of these items in Hong Kong for the first time as we celebrate the 40th anniversary of the moon landing, one of man's most monumental technical achievements," said Urquhart.
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