“Buzz & Buzz” Land at the Magic Kingdom on 10/2/09

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The Buzz Lightyear toy that took off into outer space in May 2008 to open Toy Story Midway Mania at Disney’s Hollywood Studios has come back to earth and will be featured in a celebratory “Celebrate a Dream Come True” ticker-tape pre-parade on October 2nd at the Magic Kingdom. At 2:45 PM on 10/2, Buzz will make his way down Main Street U.S.A. along with Buzz Aldrin and astronauts who served on the International Space Station.

Disney and NASA prepare to honor Buzz Lightyear's return from sp

Buzz Returns from space on 9/11/09(Tony Landis/NASA, photographer)

Guests will also have the opportunity to meet Buzz Aldrin and get an autographed book:

In addition to appearing in the parade, Buzz Aldrin will host a book signing in Exposition Hall on Main Street, U.S.A from 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Dr. Aldrin will be available to guests of the Magic Kingdom® Park to autograph his books, “Magnificent Desolation” and “Look to the Stars.”


Please note: Photographs are permitted during the book signing; however posing with Dr. Buzz Aldrin will not be allowed. Merchandise available while supplies last.  We ask that only two (2) items be signed per Guest. We ask that you bring no personal items to be signed. Book personalizations will not be permitted.   Event merchandise must be purchased on the day of release at the event location.  ValidWalt Disney World® Resort receipt may be required.  Signing is subject to space and time availability and is not guaranteed.  Event information subject to change without notice.  Separate admission is required to enter Walt Disney World® Resort theme parks.

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Tom Corless

Tom has been regularly visiting the Walt Disney World® Resort from the time he was 4 months old. While he has made countless visits in the last 28 years, he did not become a truly active member in the Disney fan community until the summer of 2007, when he decided to launch the WDW News Today website and podcast. Tom has since become an Orlando-local and is a published author on Walt Disney World.
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