Astronauts visit Scotland for a Walk With Destiny

Astronauts in Scotland

Walk With Destiny's Apollo Guests

Apollo 16 Astronaut, Charlie Duke, visited New Wellwynd Parish Church in Airdrie, Scotland at his Walk With Destiny event in 2010
Apollo 15 Astronaut, Al Worden, speaks to schoolchildren at New Wellwynd Parish Church in Airdrie, Scotland during his Walk With Destiny event in 2011
Apollo 12 Astronaut, Dick Gordon, during his Walk With Destiny event in Scotland in 2012

Walk with Destiny have brought three Apollo astronauts to Scotland. The astronauts attended public events in Glasgow and school events in Airdrie as well as many smaller private events promoting education and space.

 

 

 

9 - 10th September 2010

Charlie Duke
Apollo 16 Lunar Module Pilot
(April 16 -April 27, 1972)
10th man to walk on the moon.
 

To find out more about Charlie's Walk with Destiny  visit 

20 - 21st May 2011

Al Worden
Apollo 15 Command Module Pilot 
(July 26 -August 7, 1971)
The first mission to include a lunar rover 

 

To find out more about Al's Walk with Destiny visit

17th October 2012

Dick Gordon
Apollo 12 Command Module Pilot 
(Nov 14 - Nov 24, 1969)
First pinpoint lunar landing.
              &
Gemini XI Pilot 
(September 12 - 15, 1966)
performed the first-ever direct-ascent (first orbit) rendezvous with an Agena Target Vehicle,
 

Find out more about Dick's Walk with Destiny visit