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Old 08-01-2003, 10:24 AM   #1
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Mission: Space on ABC -- Aug. 16th

Apparently astronaut Buzz Alrdrin (Apollo 11) was at Epcot last week helping to film a Mission: Space segment for air on ABC. At wdwmagic:

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Aldrin's television segment will be shown Aug. 16, 2003, on ABC-TV during the network's airing of the feature film "Mission to Mars."
<font size="2" face="Comic Sans MS, Arial">That's a Saturday. Too bad "Mission to Mars" is kind of a lousy movie but...I'll be watching anyway! [img]images/icons/grin.gif[/img] Lots of props from the movie in the qeue area of the ride. Also, MS FastPass is up and running now.

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I'll definitely check that out, thanks for the news. Have to say I don't have too much interest in watching Mission to Mars again, but maybe I could tape it and fast forward til I see the segment or something...
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Thanks Matt for the heads up!! [img]images/icons/grin.gif[/img]
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I'll have to tape it when it's shown. I'll (hopefully) be riding it that day!!!!!!!!!!! I"m so excited!!!

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Cool!
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I'll have to check that out.
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Thanks for the information Matt.
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I will be riding that day too!!!

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Re: Mission: Space on ABC -- Aug. 16th

Updated to correct the date. It airs (with the movie) 8:00pm, Saturday, August 16 (not the 15th).

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Thanks for the info, Matt. The movie does have some lame parts but I love the ending.

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Re: Mission: Space on ABC -- Aug. 16th

Bumping as a reminder. Hopefully it'll be a cool bit. At ABC.com (here).

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Throughout the broadcast, Actor Jerry O' Connell and astronaut Buzz Aldrin will take you on a behind-the-scenes tour of the new Epcot thrill attraction, Mission: SPACE.
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Not only am I missing the Boston meet, but I just figured out we're not getting "Mission to Mars" here...local programing of pre-season football instead. I'm sure it makes financial sense for the station, but I'm so bummed. This day's a disaster [img]images/icons/wink.gif[/img]
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Hoping to catch this!! Thanks for bumping it up, or I probably would have missed it. [img]images/icons/smile.gif[/img]
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I saw it last night and I am now getting excited to ride it. As to what they did to the movie was a travasty. It is an 113 minute long film and ABC showed it from 8 to 10. So I know they were going to cut it a bit but what a hack job. They even cut part of the scene with the alien at the end. Poor job editing, Nice commercal. [img]images/icons/grin.gif[/img]

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