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05/09/17 - I attend the Humans to Mars summit and meet Buzz Aldrin!

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Chris Carberry from ExploreMars introduces the conference
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I tweeted to get on the live-updating TV. Eventually they had to start hand picking tweets since some trolls figured out the hashtag
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Artemis is a cool name
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Hey that's my boss!
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Bill Gerstenmaier! He's in charge of all of human spaceflight
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Hi, Gerst
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Our host for the panel
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I obviously sat in the front row
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Talking about international space efforts
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My seat is the one with the hoodie on it. Shortly after I took this photo Buzz Aldrin sat down in the seat to my left. Earlier he sat where the guy in the black jacket is sitting
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Turns out you need a lot of companies to get to Mars
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It's time for Dr. Aldrin himself!
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Buzz shows off his famous shirt
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That's a pretty cool nametag
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Buzz Aldrin gets into his speech
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He's a pretty short guy. All the early astronauts were but he's also in his 80s now so he's shrinking a bit
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He knows how to hold the attention of a room
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Hi Buzz. Would you like to come meet my cat named Buzz?
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Dr. Aldrin was here to talk about his Mars Cycler concept. A somewhat elaborate plan for human Marsm issions
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Look out! Buzz Aldrin is coming to get you!
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Buzz Aldrin's speech was a little nuts, but it was hard to not be in awe just listening to him
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I wasn't able to get a photo with him, but I sat next to him for hours and shook his hand. I'll take it!
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Staging on Phobos, eh?
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Nice paracord
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Buzz has a lot of wrist and finger decorations
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He kept pointing at us
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Oh Buzz. What have you done?
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Oh no. Oh Buzz.
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Just to cap it off, let's see that shirt again
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A bunch of companies talked about their Mars plans. I won't burn any bridges, but some were essentially "What's a Mars?" SpaceX was pretty cool though
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Buzz got up to ask a question after he was sitting RIGHT NEXT TO ME
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